When: Friday, August 13 / 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Organizer: Baltimore Architecture Foundation

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A History of Woodberry: The Heart of Industry in the Jones Falls Valley

Nathan Dennies breaks down the development of Woodberry over the past 200 years

This program is hosted on Zoom. Upon registering you will receive an email confirmation and a Zoom link. If you do not receive a link, please contact ndennies@aiabalt.com. If you do not contact us at least 1 hour prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and Baltimore Heritage present the Virtual Histories Series: 30 minute live virtual tours and presentations focusing on Baltimore architecture, preservation and history. Hosted every Friday at 1:00 pm EST. This special program is hosted in partnership with the Church of the Redeemer.

Tickets are donation based. We encourage you to give what you can to support BAF and Baltimore Heritage. Your support helps us make up for lost tour and program revenue from COVID-19 and create more virtual programs like this.

Last year, Woodberry became a local historic district in recognition of its historic significance to Baltimore. Its industrial past is largely intact including the original mill village. The story of Woodberry’s growth is a story of the Industrial Revolution at the local scale. As the factories grew, so did the neighborhood, and many styles of homes for working families can be seen in Woodberry today.

Nathan Dennies, Associate Director of BAF, Chair of the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance, and a Board Member of the Friends of The Jones Falls, will walk us through Woodberry’s history beginning with the flour mills of the 18th century and ending with how the neighborhood’s industrial legacy is being preserved and celebrated today.

Image courtesy UMBC Hughes Company Glass Negatives Collection