Maryland Historical Society

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New Poe Toaster Returns to Observe Edgar Allan Poe’s 208th Birthday

Poe House curator emeritus discusses what’s in store for toaster’s second appearance.

Arts & Culture

Poe-tic License

New figure carries on tradition of honoring Poe.

On The Town

​Six Charitable Ways to Give Back

In honor of #GivingTuesday, we round up a handful of charitable events in the area.

The Chatter

Washington Monument's Two Time Capsules Opened

Contents of 1815 cornerstone and 1915 box revealed at Walters Art Museum.

Outside World

​200-year-old Washington Monument Time Capsule Opened

Hollow cornerstone reveals jars, newspapers, and coins, so far.

Outside World

Baltimore: The Birthplace of American Cycling?

Local campaign seeks recognition for Charm City’s role in U.S. bicycling history.

The Chatter

Today in History: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Photos from the Maryland Historical Society capture the Civil Rights movement in the state.

News & Community

Articles of War

The Maryland Historical Society's documents, weapons, and personal items offer a glimpse of the Civil War the way Marylanders lived it.

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Guiding Light
The long-awaited Harriet Tubman visitor center opens on the Eastern Shore.

Editor's Corner: May 2017
Managing editor Max Weiss previews the the Outdoors issue of Baltimore magazine.

Cinema Paradiso
The Maryland Film Festival is no longer a hidden gem. But will it be ruined by success?

Q&A with R. Eric Thomas
Catching up with the Baltimore native, Park School alum, and Elle.com columnist.

Farmhouse Facelift
Lindsay Buck talks about her Hampden home that she shares with James Prichard.