Tag: virtual histories

Poole and Hunt to Clipper Mill: A History of Adaptive Use (Nathan Dennies)

Friday, May 15 | 1:00 pm | Donations. The third in a series of virtual tours and presentations with Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. Next up is Nathan Dennies with a short history about Clipper Mill in Woodberry, from the Poole & Hunt machine shop in the 1850s to today, and its many uses in-between.

Baltimore’s Remarkable Infrastructure: From Gas Lamps to Clean Water (Tom Liebel)

Friday, May 1 | 1:00 pm | Donations. The second in a series of virtual tours and presentations with Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. Did you know that Baltimore became the first city in the United States to install gas street lamps? Or that Baltimore’s drinking water is some of the best in the country? Based on his international best-selling mega-hit book “Industrial Baltimore”, Tom Liebel will present an overview of Baltimore’s remarkable legacy of progressive public infrastructure. From street lights to clean water, Baltimore has led the way with a proud legacy of public infrastructure.