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Defenders Day 2014

Registration Available!

                                       Registrations are now 
                                       available for vendors and 
                                       other participants in the 2014
                                       Defenders Day celebration at
                                       Fort Howard, MD.

                                       This year's festivities 
                                       celebrate the bicentennial of
                                       the 1814 battle, and lead off statewide activities celebrating the American victory.

The Battle of North Point will be bigger and better than ever this year, with planned fireworks and other events, thanks to funding from Baltimore County through a state grant.

Pre-registration forms for Defenders 2014 are available by clicking Civilian Form or Military Form.

        Defenders Day 2014 Details


The Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society and the Dundalk-Eastfield Recreation Council are sponsoring the 48th annual Dundalk Art Show and Sale on Saturday, May 17, 2014. It will be in Veteran’s Park near the Dundalk Shopping Center from 11 am until 4 pm. The art show is open to anyone in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

We are looking for entrants in both the professional and non-professional categories: Art/Sculpture, Photography/Graphic Arts, and Crafts.

Seniors, students and schools especially are invited to participate Artwork will be judged, monetary prizes and ribbon will be awarded.

To register, or for more information, call 410-284-2331.

upcoming events

Bus Trip to Merriweather Post Museum

The Dundalk Historical Society is sponsoring a bus trip to Merriweather Post Museum - the home of Merriweather Post - on Wednesday, May 21.

                                 The trip, which costs $55 and  
                                 includes lunch (and a tip for the 
),  will depart for Washington 
                                  DC from the Dundalk American
                                  Legion Hall, 3300 Dundalk Avenue, at 9 a.m., and will return at 3 or 4 pm. 

After a short movie, we will tour the house. Each will be provided an audio guide for the house visit. Of special interest are the fabulous Faberge eggs from Imperialist Russia, as well as other artifacts bought following the fall of the Tsars.

You will have lunch in the Pavilion Café with a choice of menu items (choose when you sign up). In May, the gardens are beautiful, the Japanese Gardens in particular. If you have computer access, check out the info on their website: Hillwoodmuseum.org.


4/5/14 - Flea Market

5/17/14 - Art Show

5/21/14 - Bus Trip

6/1/14 - Society Tea

6/27-29/14 - Heritage Fair

7/4/14 - 4th of July Parade

9/6-9-14/14 - Defenders Day Week

10/4/14 - Flea Market

11/11to 1/4/15 -Train Garden

Call 410-284-2331 for more information.