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Date: Feb 3, 2014

Benjamin BannekerJordan Fish
Baltimore County Tourism & Promotion

Visit the Hampton National Historic Site during February for a full slate of inspiring and significant programs presented during Black History Month. Some of the programs include: Storytelling in the African Origin Tradition, Kinderman Comes to Hampton, Evolution of Jazz in Baltimore, and A Tour of the Hampton Plantation. The Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville also has several programs planned commemorating the month.

Local historian and lecturer Louis Diggs has written several books about African American history in Baltimore County. Check out his many works documenting African American culture and communities in the County.


Revised April 6, 2016