Category: Events

  • Mencken Day Panel Video (6 of 6) (September 9, 2022)

    Mencken Day Panel Video (6 of 6) (September 9, 2022)

    This panel co-sponsored by The Mencken Society (TMS) and the Mencken House (MH) took place the day before Mencken Day 2022 (Sept. 10). The discussion explores the dimensions of Mencken’s views, their conventional labeling as conservative, and how they might relate to contemporary political stances. The panel included Darryl Hart, president of TMS and author…

  • 17th Annual Graveside Memorial

    The seventeenth Annual Gravesite Memorial will be conducted January 30, 2021 at 2:00PM at Loudon Park, weather permitting.

  • Mencken Day 2021

    Mencken Day 2021 will be held on September 11, 2021 but all events will be virtual. More information is at the Enoch Pratt Library’s at website. The day’s program: 10:30 a.m., Mencken Society Annual Meeting (Zoom only). 2 p.m., The 2021 Mencken Memorial Lecture (Zoom and Facebook Live). “The 2021 Mencken Memorial Lecture will be…

  • Mencken Day 2020 At the Pratt Library is Cancelled

    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.

  • 15th Mencken Graveside Memorial (2020-01-26 14:00)

    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:…

  • Mencken House 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,…

  • Der Tag 2019

    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:…

  • Updated Map to the Mencken Grave-Site

    The map posted on the 16th (see below) has been revised.

  • Road Blocked

    The road we have been taking to get to Mr Mencken’s grave-site has been blocked. We have posted a map showing another way of getting there. We regret there will be no directional signs.

  • Map to the Mencken Grave-site

    [Updated 2019-01-22]