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Press and Media

Press Releases & Media Kits

Download press releases and media kits for current and upcoming London Town projects. Media questions can be directed to Lauren Silberman, deputy director, at or 410-222-1919 x205

Historic London Town and Gardens Awarded NEH Grant - October 4, 2021 - London Town was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to ReInterpret the William Brown House.

Historic London Town and Gardens 50th Anniversary - London Town opened to the public in 1971. Celebrations begin in 2021 and will continue through 2022. 

UNESCO Site of Memory associated with the Slave Route - In 2019, Historic London Town and Gardens was designated a "Site of Memory associated with the Slave Route" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). London Town joins thirty other sites nationally in this important designation, which commemorates the nearly 12 million African people forced into the Middle Passage of the transatlantic human trade.

William Brown House Preservation Project - The William Brown House (c.1760), a National Historic Landmark, is undergoing a $500,000 multi-year preservation effort to fix issues including moisture infiltration problems, electrical and HVAC upgrades, and more. 

London Town's History and Heritage - Historic London Town and Gardens tells the story of a "lost" colonial port town. Discover how this working-class town became a modern museum with beautiful gardens. 

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