Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy (2020)

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In late June, crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin deployed the Francis Scott Key memorial buoy on the Patapsco River. The specially designed star-spangled buoy marks the approximate location where Francis Scott Key wrote The country’s National Anthem while … Continued

2020 Baltimore Harbor Construction – Maintenance Projects

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Throughout 2020, an array of marine infrastructure projects will be in progress in Baltimore Harbor and nearby waterways. Improvements include aerial electric power transmission line construction, channel dredging, and other projects. Patapsco River Power Transmission Line Construction On the Patapsco … Continued

Fells Point Privateer Festival 2020

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16th Annual Fells Point Privateer FestivalSaturday, April 18th 2020 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.July 25, 2020Fells Point, Baltimore NOTE:The Privateer Festival has been postponed from April 18, 2020 to July 25, 2020. The 16th annual Privateer Festival celebrates Fells Point’s … Continued

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Events in Baltimore

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65th Baltimore St. Patrick ParadeSunday, March 15, 2020www.irishparade.net9:00 am – Parking Restrictions Begin10:45 am – Mass1:15 pm – Shamrock 5K2:00 pm – PARADE UPDATE:The Board of Directors of St. Patrick Celebrations, Inc. has voted to postpone the 65th Baltimore St. … Continued

SS John W Brown Liberty Ship Fairfield Shipyard Relocation

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In late 2019, Project Liberty Ship Inc., owner and operator of the World War II museum ship SS JOHN W. BROWN, and Maritime Applied Physics Corp. (MAPC) announced an $18 million plan to revitalize a portion of the former Bethlehem … Continued

Baltimore Heritage Historic Preservation Grant 2020

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The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) recently announced FY 2020 Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grant Program recipients. Among the 2020 grants is a project in Baltimore: Baltimore Heritage, Inc. – City of Baltimore ($21,200 grant awarded) This project involves conducting a survey … Continued