American Treasures: Carroll Mansion

The Carroll Mansion has been selected as the Baltimore All American House of 2016 and will be the host of Baltimore’s American Treasures Event, taking place May 1 to July 10. This design event will showcase Baltimore’s design and cultural heritage, and the tour begins right next door! The Carroll Mansion will serve as the center point of

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Light City Festival Celebrates Baltimore’s History

The City of Baltimore will be hosting the first Light City celebration from March 28-April 3, 2016.  Experience light, music and innovation at this unique festival of lights downtown, just a few minutes from the 1840s Carrollton Inn and Plaza. Baltimore was the location of the first public demonstration of gas lighting.  In 1816, Rembrandt Peale,

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Light City Festival Celebrates Baltimore’s History

The City of Baltimore will be hosting the first Light City celebration from March 28-April 3, 2016.  Experience light, music and innovation at this unique festival of lights downtown, just a few minutes from the 1840s Carrollton Inn and Plaza. Baltimore was the location of the first public demonstration of gas lighting.  In 1816, Rembrandt Peale,

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Spring 2016 Wedding Colors

Spring has arrived and that means that wedding season is upon us!  Within the next few weeks, the excitement will pick up here at the 1840s Carrollton Inn and Plaza with all of our weddings planned. A few weeks ago, the color experts at Pantone released their top ten color picks for the spring of

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Black History Month in Baltimore

Black History Month in Baltimore Black History Month began in 1915 a half century after the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. In 1976, Black History Month was officially recognized by President Gerald R. Ford, and every year since then, a theme has been designated by the current President to highlight neglected accomplishments

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Jonestown Welcomes National Aquarium!

The 1840s Plaza would like to welcome the Baltimore National Aquarium to the Jonestown neighborhood! On Thursday, January 14, 2016, the Baltimore Sun published an article announcing the National Aquarium is relocating from their Fells Point building to a property in the Jonestown neighborhood. While the transition will take about a year and a half, we are excited to

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1840s Plaza 2016 Winter Open House

It’s that time of year again – time for the 1840s Plaza 2016 Venue Winter Open House! Join us for an elegant evening filled with fine cuisine from our caterers, decor and design for your event inspiration, live entertainment, and a variety of event professionals to help you plan your special event! Take a tour of the

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Fall Recipes – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Fall is the time of year when I start getting the urge to bake, bake, and bake some more! I have been searching for recipes to share with our guests, and I think I finally found one. I have not tried this yet, but it is making my mouth water just looking at the pictures.

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B&B for Vets

  Veterans Day should always be celebrated and acknowledged, and the staff at the 1840s Carrollton Inn want to take a minute to thank B&B for Vets for extending the invitation for our B&B to participate in celebrating this day. This special is being offered to all active duty military and veterans from Monday, November

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Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival

Summer has sadly come to an end, and the chilly Maryland weather is setting in (sometimes). The good news is, Baltimore still has events going on in the community. Today I wanted to give a shout out to our neighbors over in Little Italy. For our Bed & Breakfast guests reading this post, I highly

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