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Monumental Bicentennial Celebration (Baltimore, MD)

  • Monumental Bicentennial Celebration 600 N Charles St Baltimore, MD, 21201 United States (map)

Baltimore is celebrating the bicentennial of the nation’s first monument dedicated to George Washington!  “Monumental Bicentennial” and the reopening of Baltimore’s iconic Washington Monument, 200 years after its dedication in 1815 - on the celebratory day of our Independence (July 4).

Silhouettes By Hand will be cutting silhouettes and presenting historical interpretation while dressed in 1815-era clothing, in our historic town on this historic day.

This 1815-themed festival celebration featuring family-fun, hands-on crafts, old-fashioned games and contests, live music, picnic-style food concessions and activities throughout the neighborhood’s businesses and cultural institutions.

The event is centered on the 600 block of N. Charles Street and is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in partnership with the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy.  Admission is free.

Click here for a brief history and information on the restoration of the Washington Monument.

Click here for the event information from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the arts.

Click here to read about the activities for the whole family!