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Harriet Tubman: A Day of Remembrance

All ages – children under 8 with adult

Join us for Harriet Tubman: A Day of Remembrance, a Women’s History Month program with storyteller Janice Greene, as she brings the story fo Harriet Tubman to life. Program made possible by a Baltimore County landmark, The Emmart Pierpont Safe House.

Randallstown Branch
Thursday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.


from Baltimore County Public Library “Highlights” newsletter

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Opens at Owings Mills

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and BCPL invite you to attend the official opening of the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball on March 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Owings Mills Branch of BCPL. The Photo of Museum Displaymuseum is named after the late “Bert” Simmons, who played for the legendary Baltimore Elite Giants in the 1950s. There will be a special ceremony and ribbon cutting attended by Negro League players and local dignitaries, including Audrey Simmons, widow of the museum’s namesake. The museum includes displays on all three floors of the branch, with rotating displays featuring many historical items telling the story of the Negro Leagues in Maryland.

“Baltimore County is dedicated to preserving the history of African-American baseball,” said Kamenetz. “We are honored to share the photographs and artifacts with the thousands of folks who will pass through these doors.”

The Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball, Inc. is a charitable, educational, non-profit organization dedicated to developing, maintaining and exhibiting materials and artifacts focusing on the history of Blacks in baseball.


from Baltimore County Public Library “Highlights” newsletter

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