Promoting the living works of Henry Louis Mencken, the "Sage of Baltimore"
Due to the continuing Corona Panic all Pratt Library buildings will remain closed and all those Mencken Day events usually held at the library are cancelled.
The Mencken Graveside Memorial will once again be conducted by Oleg Panczenko at the Mencken gravesite at Loudon Park Cemetery, 3620 Wilkens Ave, Baltimore, MD. The brief memorial will be held Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Attendees are invited to retire to Spirits West, 2601 Wilkens Ave. after the memorial. Loudon Park Cemetery: […]
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, […]
Mencken Day 2019 will be observed September 21, 2019. Please note the date. Breaking with long-standing scheduling, Mencken Day 2019 will be observed a week later than would be expected as the Pratt Library is celebrating the opening of its renovated facilities on September 14 with a ribbon-cutting and an “open house block party.” When: […]
The map posted on the 16th (see below) has been revised.
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