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1:00 pm

Webinar: Cemetery Conservation: What’s Being Done Around the State?

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The challenge of preserving cemeteries goes beyond the work done on individual sites to the need for broader understanding the scope of cemeteries to aid planning efforts. This session will review the work done by the State Highway Administration and Preservation Maryland to identify and document cemeteries around the state and the work in Anne Arundel County to create a documentation and mapping tool to assist planners in that county.

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6:30 pm

BEC Learning Series: How Nature Alleviates Flooding

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

While unprecedented social restrictions make CBF's bimonthly Brock Environmental Center Learning Series impossible to do in-person for the time being, the issues remain as important as ever. So we have moved this popular series online, increasing the number of available seats—and making the program monthly! Climate change refers to significant, long-term changes in weather patterns that result in warming temperatures and sea-level rise, unpredictable weather patterns, and increased storm intensity. It is a reality around the world—and it’s already having effects on our Bay and our everyday lives. Designing infrastructure that functions...

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7:00 pm

Virtual Lecture – The Legacy of the Green Book

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In 1936, Victor Hugo Green, a Harlem postman, began publishing a guide for African American travelers to offer travel options during America’s Jim Crow era. The Green Book, as it was known, was a sustained success—for almost thirty years—providing Black travelers information on hotels, restaurants, service stations, and other facilities where they could expect welcome “without humiliation.” Join Historic Annapolis, Smithsonian Affiliations, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and author, photographer, and cultural documentarian Candacy Taylor to explore the legacy of the Green Book, its impact on communities, businesses, and...

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