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Green Mount Cemetery Walking Tours led by Baltimore Historian Wayne R. Schaumburg
October 11, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
An event every 14 days that begins at 9:30am, repeating until October 25, 2014
Nominal registration fee
Registration required—call 410.256.2180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tours begin at 9:30 a.m. from the main gate located at Greenmount Avenue and East Oliver Street
Opened in 1839 as the city’s first urban-rural cemetery, Green Mount is the final resting place of Johns Hopkins, Enoch Pratt, William and Henry Walters, Mary Elizabeth Garrett, Theodore McKeldin, John Wilkes Booth, Betsy Patterson, Walter Lord, and other famous Marylanders.
Each May and October Wayne Schaumburg leads guided tours of the Cemetery on Saturday mornings. Mr. Schaumburg has degrees in history and liberal arts from Towson University, Morgan State University, and Johns Hopkins University. He taught in the Baltimore City School system for 39 years. Mr. Schaumburg began giving tours of Green Mount Cemetery in 1985 as a volunteer with the City Life Museums.
Visit http://greenmountcemetery.com/visit-greenmount-cemetery.html for more details.
Image courtesy Green Mount Cemetery