B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Maryland Day Weekend
BALTIMORE, MD – March 20, 2022 – In celebration of Maryland Day, the B&O Railroad Museum is offering a weekend full of all things Maryland.
- “Our Maryland on the Rails: The B&O’s Contribution to Maryland State History”- This tour will examine how Maryland before 1827 became an ideal location for the B&O Railroad and as a result how the B&O Railroad has continued to contribute to the robust history of the state of Maryland. Friday, 3/25, 1PM; Saturday & Sunday, 3/26-3/27, 2PM
- Freedom Quilt Stamping Activity: Symbols of the Underground Railroad – In recognition of the close ties between Maryland and the Underground Railroad and in celebration of our recent designation and Harriet Tubman’s 200th birthday. Saturday, 10 AM-2 PM
- B&O Scavenger Hunt on Maryland History to help children explore the museum available all weekend.
About the B&O Railroad Museum
The B&O Railroad Museum, a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading and its impact on American society, culture, and economy. The Museum is home to the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment. The 40-acre historic site is regarded as the birthplace of American Railroading and includes the 1851 Mt. Clare Station, the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse and first mile of commercial railroad track in America. In 2019, the Museum welcomed guests from all 50 states and 40 countries. For further information on the B&O Railroad Museum, please call 410-752-2490 or visit www.BORail.org.