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Experience the home of a railroad worker, near railroad museum

There is a lot of history packed in these two rowhouses. There is a nice replica of the home of an... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
FilledWithJoy
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Frederick, Maryland
Museum for the Irish!

Between 1840 and1850, Baltimore experienced a large arrival of immigrants from Ireland, they came... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
lpMaggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

Around the corner from the B & O Museum is a virtually unknown unpretentious museum showcasing the Irish Immigrant Experience in the 19th century. If you're Irish or know anything about The Great Hunger, you know about the massive immigration form Ireland to the US...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

There is a lot of history packed in these two rowhouses. There is a nice replica of the home of an Irish immigrant railroad worker. The volunteers there are so knowledgeable. Occasionally there are ancestry days where, for a donation, they will help you trace...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A 12 foot wide row house, two stories plus attic, gutted, with a few photos and objects, near the B&O railroad museum. Reason to go would be the interesting Saturday historical lectures and not the small number of objects.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Between 1840 and1850, Baltimore experienced a large arrival of immigrants from Ireland, they came here to escape the “Great Hunger,” Ireland’s famine of 1845-1853. They settled in southwest Baltimore and many promptly went to work for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The historic museum consists...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

This museum is small, only a few row houses near the B&O Railroad Museum. But they have done a great job with it, telling the stories of the families who lived here and worked together. We happened to attend on the day they unveiled their...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

We visited prior to a cruise. Mike and his wonderful docents were outstanding. They gave us the personal touch. The displays and video were very informative. This was especially valuable to me being the family's genealogist, and having ancestors on both sides who worked on...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

It is a small two building museum that can be visited in an hour or so. They have a really innovative photo exhibit that tells stories in the words of irish immigrants. It is free to visit and offers insights into the area and culture....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Christopher F
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We have attended a number of their Saturday programs including the Irish Neighborhood Walking Tour, The Irish in the Civil War, Genealogy Pointers for the Irish. All of them were fantastic. Sorry to have been unavailable for the Brewers presentation and the Wake. Hopefully they...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2016

Apparently the Hibernians sponsor this site as there is no admission, but donations are welcome. The museum consists of two side by side brick rowhouses which became the home of the Feeley family who escaped the Great Famine to work for the B&O Railroad. A...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed December 13, 2014

The docents were informative and made the visit rich with information about what family life would have been like in the mid-1800s. One of my favorite museums is the Tenement Museum in NYC. This is another glimpse of the immigrant experience in a very different...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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