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Building Baltimore: Hopkins, Garrett and the B&O Railroad

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June 18, 2016

Explore the impact of noted Baltimore businessmen, philanthropists and friends: B&O President John Work Garrett and Johns Hopkins, financier, abolitionist, and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the B&O. Join the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum's Chief Curator, Dave Shackelford, at Clifton Mansion to discuss how the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad became a major railroad of the period and its role in making Baltimore one of the leading cities after the Civil War. Tours of Clifton Mansion, Johns Hopkins' Country Estate Home, will follow the program. RSVP at cliftonmansion@civicworks and pay $5 at the door.

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  • History
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  • Admission: $5 at the door. Please register in advance at
  • Outer Baltimore


Clifton Mansion, home of Civic Works
2701 St. Lo Drive
Baltimore, MD 21213
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