Invited experts further explore the series’ themes above specifically as they relate to the recently renovated Hilton Center building. Topics center on reclaiming the history of the “invisible” inhabitants of the mansion, its grounds, and its neighboring communities. The event includes a speaker panel, mansion tour, and reception, on the grounds behind Hilton Center (Rain location: HTEC 231)
Invisible History: Exploring the CCBC Hilton Center’s Past
This 2019 event series places the newly renovated Hilton mansion into a more complete historical context, exploring the lives and legacies of enslaved Africans and laborers who played roles in Catonsville’s development. The series begins with a talk and photography exhibit on March 20 and offers additional talks on April 3 and 24, an excursion on April 25, and a culminating forum with a tour and reception on May 1. See the attached flyer for details. All events are free and open to the campus community and to the public.