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A Day at Clifton Schedule

A Day at Clifton: After the Battle

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10 a.m.  –  3 p.m.  at Clifton Mansion, 2701 St. Lo Drive – FREE

10:00 a.m.       Registration* for tours and history talks, Mansion Rooms Interpretation & Exhibits & History Shop Open

10:15 a.m.       Welcome to Clifton by Captain Thompson

10:30 a.m.       Military Commemorative Parade  –  featuring  First Baltimore Horse Artilley, Cavalry & Infantry Re-enactors

11:00 a.m.       *Guided Mansion Tower and Renovation Tours

11:30 a.m.       “O Say Can You See”  with Jonathan Jensen

Noon               Civic Works’ Annual Day of Service Program

12:30 p.m.       Captain Thompson: Remembering Service in the Battle of Baltimore and Introduction to the Thompson Family, Friends and Household Members

12:45 p.m.       1812 in Songs and Stories by the Dan Meyer Choir

1:00 p.m.         *The First Baltimore Horse Artillery and the Battle of Baltimore – Illustrated Talk by Historian/Author Christopher George

1:30 p.m.         *Guided Mansion Tower and Renovation Tours

2:00 p.m.         Captain Thompson Reports on Shipping and Business in Baltimore

2:30 p.m.         First Baltimore Horse Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry Parade

3:00 p.m.         Closing


4-6 p.m.          The Old Defender’s Commemoration Reception

Registration and Payment on-line at:  $50/person

  • Welcome and His-Story by Captain Henry Thompson
  • Wine and Cheese featuring the Westminster Winery
  • Silent Auction
  • 1812 in Songs and Stories by the Dan Meyer Choir
  • Battle of Baltimore Memories by Historian Christopher George
  • Exhibits and Mansion Interpretation by Costumed Guides


Additional 1812 Styled Activities:

  • Games for children, families and fun!
  • Raffle, History Shop
  • Costumed Interpreters & “Costumed picture” opportunities for participants


Exhibits and Displays on:

  • Clifton Mansion: Evolving Since 1800
  • The First Baltimore Horse Artillery and Captain Henry Thompson
  • Thompson and  Shipping Interests
  • Agriculture –  200 years at Clifton

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