Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore

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Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) features Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive Civil War exhibit. The impact of the war on the people of Maryland is told on personal terms in “Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War.” The largest Civil War exhibit in the museum’s 167-year history occupies over 5,000 square feet and tells the story of a tragedy in three acts: the romantic war, the real war and the long reunion. For more information, please visit http://www.mdhs.org or call 410-685-3750.

Founded in 1844, the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is the state’s oldest continuously operating cultural institution. In keeping with the founders’ commitment to preserve the remnants of Maryland’s past, MdHS remains the premier institution for state history. With over 350,000 objects and seven million books and documents, this institution now serves upward of 100,000 people through its through museum, library, press, and educational programs.

MdHS is located in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland.
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  • Neat place to host a wedding...in the court yard and dinner inside. Perused the gallery. Neat little gem.  more »
  • On the 3rd floor period furniture of the finest. Tells the history of those who founded and developed Baltimore. Second floor outstanding story of the Patterson family. A glimpse into 18th-19th-centur...  more »
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  • Great little place! Look on the website and they link to a blog post about how it is a good date spot for couples. Mention the article and couples get 50% off admission.
  • Very interesting even for a Yankee. I wish I had more time to spend there.

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