Mencken House Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Attendees at the Mencken House Ribbon-cutting

The Gathering outside the House at the Ribbon-cutting ceremony

On November 24th 2019 an invitation-only ribbon-cutting ceremony was conducted at the Mencken House. Dignitaries and those who over the years gave any time and effort to the cause assembled outside the House. Brigitte Fessenden delivered the opening remarks with following brief remarks by Ethan P. Cohen, Senior Project Coordinator, City of Baltimore; Johns Hopkins, Baltimore Heritage; Bif Browning, President of the Union Square Association; and Shauntee Daniels, Executive Director, Baltimore National Heritage Area (BNHA). Light food was served.

Brigitta Fessenden

Brigitta Fessenden delivers her opening remarks

The proceedings went smoothly with the exception that the pin holding up one end of the ribbon failed in its duty. Dr Stacy Spaulding, Towson University, stepped in to uplift that end of the ribbon.

Dr Stacy Spaulding holding up one end of the ribbon

Dr Stacy Spaulding lends a handnd

[Cross-posted from www.menckenhouse.org]

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