Druid Hill Park Walking Tour
October 21, 11 AM - 1 PM
Join the Friends of Druid Hill Park on our Historic Walking Tours of Druid Hill Park. This major urban park
of 745 acres is
one of the oldest urban parks in the country and a direct result of the
early American Public Parks Movement. Only Central Park in New York
City, 1858, and Fairmont Park in Philadelphia, 1859, pre-date Druid
Learn about the Boat Lake where generations of Baltimoreans skated
and boated, walk the Grand Promenade and see the location of the Moorish
Bandstand, hear about the Mansion House, the last original remaining
structure in the park and the Maryland House, built for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia
and moved to Druid Hill Park. Visit the Rogers' Family Cemetery final resting place of Revolutionary War hero Nicholas Rogers Learn how William
Wallace,Christopher Columbus, George Washington and Richard Wagner
found their way to the park. Visit Druid Lake’s National Engineering Landmark earthen dam, and the
formerly segregated swimming pool and tennis courts. Check out the views from the Moorish Tower.
Friends of Druid Hill Park members Ed Johnson, Tom
Orth, Rob Brennan and Dave Ditman will provide the
Tours begin at the Howard P Rawlings Conservatory located at the Gwynns Falls entrance to Druid Hill Park.
**This tour includes significant walking.**
Please contact us with any questions or for more information.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 443-469-8274
Friends of Druid Hill Park
PO Box 12776
Baltimore, MD 21217
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