Historical Marker to be Dedicated in Honor of Suffragist Edith Houghton Hooker in Downtown Baltimore
(May 21, 2023) Once-forgotten history lies under downtown Baltimore’s Verizon Central Office Building at Charles and Pleasant streets. At 15 E. Pleasant Street suffragist (and maternal aunt of actress Katharine Hepburn) Edith Houghton Hooker founded the Just...
What to do after the Flower Mart on Friday May 5: Free reception for “Memorabilia from the historic Woman’s Industrial Exchange”
(April 10, 2023) After your day at the Flower Mart on Friday May 5, walk just a few blocks south on Charles Street to the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center (MWHC), now located in the former Woman's Industrial Exchange (WIE). MWHC is documenting the history and...
All you need is your local library to be a citizen researcher
(April 3, 2023) Want to research the life of a family member or local woman of note? You don't need to be a trained historical or genealogist. Join the MWHC and the Allegany and Garrett County libraries to learn how to get started. You can "add HER story to history to...
Baltimore Banner highlights MWHC’s Woman’s Industrial Exchange project
(March 30, 2023) The Baltimore Banner recently featured MWHC's unique project, Memories of the Woman's Industrial Exchange, which will preserve the memories of the workers and volunteers who shaped the Woman's Industrial Exchange (WIE) into a well-recognized Baltimore...
Women Firefighters in Maryland: Join us for a “hot topic” during Women’s History Month!
(March 15, 2023) Current Baltimore County Fire Chief Joanne R. Rund and retired Howard County Fire Chief Christine Uhlhorn will join a discussion and slide show about women firefighters in Maryland, sponsored by the Fire Museum of Maryland and the Maryland...
MWHC steps up to support an evening pledge drive at Maryland Public Television
(March 10, 2023) Eleven MWHC board members and friends travelled to Maryland Public Television's (MPT) production studio in Owings Mills on Tuesday March 7, 2023 to serve as pledge night volunteers. MPT has called on MWHC in the past for its expertise in women's...
WJZ-TV visits MWHC on International Women’s Day
(March 10, 2023) WJZ-TV reporter Miana Massey interviewed MWHC Executive Director Diana M. Bailey and Board Secretary Dr. Amy Rosenkrans on March 8, International Women’s Day. Ms. Bailey and Dr. Rosenkrans shared their thoughts on the Maryland suffragists who fought...
Do you have memories of the Woman’s Industrial Exchange? Tell us more!
(March 3, 2023) The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center (MWHC), a statewide nonprofit that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of Maryland’s women, will hold an open house on Saturday March 11, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in its event space located in...
P.O. Box 719
Brooklandville, MD 21022-0719
Open by appointment or for special events at this time
Marian House/Woman’s Industrial Exchange
333 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Diana M. Bailey