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History "Achievements of the the African-American Community in Fell" Point 1797-1860s

March 30, 2017

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Fell's Point Visitor Center
1724 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231


Since its colonial founding in the1760’s Fell’s Point as Baltimore’s first deep water port has been home to a diverse population including both free and enslaved blacks who found employment in the thriving maritime industries that made the city an international shipping destination To commemorate the 220th Anniversary of the incorporation of Fell’s Point with its adjacent colonial neighbors of Jones Town & Baltimore Town into Baltimore City, THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY is presenting a FREE LECTURE SERIES consisting of four speakers who will highlight the history of the African-American C