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The Irish Railroad Workers Museum is a historic site in Baltimore Maryland that celebrates the history of the immense Irish presence in Southwest Baltimore in the late 1840's. The museum officially opened on June 17th, 2002. This site consists of a group of 5 alley houses where the Irish immigrants who worked for the adjoining B&O Railroad lived. Two of the houses, 918 and 920 Lemmon St., are the museum. The Irish Railroad Workers Museum is the centerpiece of a larger historical district that includes the B&O Railroad Museum, St. Peter the Apostle Church, Hollins Market, and St. Peter the Apostle Cemetery. The museum is a project of the Railroad Historical District Corporation, a non-profit organization.
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There is a lot of history packed in these two rowhouses. There is a nice replica of the home of an Irish immigrant railroad worker. The volunteers there are so knowledgeable. Occasionally there are.... more »
Great museum with a toughtful and carefully researched exhibit.
A hidden gem in Baltimore. I brought my 5 yr old for a saint Patrick's day celebration and we had a blast.
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