Archive for November, 2012

Annual Holiday B&B House Tour – Thursday, Decmber 13, 2012!

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Happy Holidays from Carroll Museums!

You’re Invited!

Authentic Baltimore Holiday Tour 2012

Authentic Baltimore B&B’s at their Holiday Finest on

Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 9:00am-4:00pm!

Steep yourself in charm, history, and the holiday spirit with a tour of seven Authentic Baltimore B&B’s decorated in their holiday finest.

This year’s event showcases

4 East Madison Inn

Rachel’s Dowery

1840s Carrollton Inn

Blue Door on Baltimore

Scarborough Fair

Celie’s Waterfront Inn

Guests will enjoy a catered lunched courtesy of Hunt Valley Catering and also tour the Carroll Mansion and the 1840s Plaza!

Tour includes bus transportation. Tour proceeds will support the nonprofit work of both event hosts: Carroll Museums and the Baltimore National Heritage Area.

to the Motor Coach Parking lot will open at 8:30am for check in.
(Parking is Free)
9:00am Board Bus
9:15am Tour B&B’s
11:45am Lunch and tour at the Carroll Mansion & 1840s Plaza
1:00pm Continue Tour of B&B’s
4:00pm Arrive at the Motor Coach Parking lot

Cost: $55.00 per person (includes lunch and bus transportation.)

Space is limited. First come, first serve.

Click Here to Register Now!

Contact: Paula Hankins
Carroll Museums, Inc.

When: Thursday, December 13, 2012
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST,
Check-in begins 8:30 AM

Where: Tour begins: Visit Baltimore Motor Coach Parking Lot
1100 James Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

Please Note: Pre-payment is required. We regret we are unable to give refunds.

Special thanks go to our event sponsors:

1840s Corporation

American Worldwide Transportation

Authentic Baltimore

Carroll Museums Inc.

Hunt Valley Catering

Touch the Sky Entertainment

Thanksgiving and Black Friday Specials

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The 1840s Carrollton Inn is giving thanks to all of our past guests and welcoming our future guests with a special Thanksgiving savings. Stay any night between 11/19 and 11/25 and receive half-off your second nights stay! When booking your stay, online or over-the-phone, please mention promo-code THANKS2012.

*Offer may not be combined with other specials
**The offer is only valid for reservations between 11/19 and 11/25
***Does not apply to existing reservations.

Our Black Friday special is back by popular demand!  Searching for the perfect gift for someone who has it all?  A B&B getaway hits the spot! Purchase your gift certificates for Gramercy Mansion or 1840s Carrollton Inn on Black Friday, November 23rd for the following deals:

$75 off Mid-week Gift Certificates:
For a specific guest room of purchaser’s choice, valid for a Monday – Thursday stay only through Dec. 2013.  May not be applied to existing reservations.  Must mention special at time of purchase.

$50 off Anytime Gift Certificates:
For a specific guest room of purchaser’s choice, valid for a stay any day of the week through Dec. 2013.  May not be applied to existing reservations.  Must mention special at time of purchase.
This is the only time of year we offer discounts on gift certificates so don’t miss out! Mark your calendars and do your holiday shopping in your pj’s.
*Gift certificates for this promotion must be purchased by phone (not available online) and must be for a specific guest room or suite.  Call Gramercy at 410-486-2405 or 1840s Carrollton Inn at 410-385-1840.

Gramercy Festive Holiday Tea and Tour!

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Mark your calendars for Gramercy’s Festive Holiday Tea and Tour! Don’t miss this three-course high tea on December 9 and 16 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Along with the delicious food, there will be guided tours of the historic mansion and a holiday gift shop.

The high tea menu below is prepared by Rouge Fine Catering and served by the Innkeepers at Gramercy Mansion

Deviled Eggs with smoked bacon and grainy mustard

Caprese Skewer, tri0colored tortellini and sundried tomato skewer

Fresh Fruit Skewer with Creme Francaise

Grilled Vegetable Mini Sandwich with herbed goat’s cheese

Smoked Salmon & Dill Quark with red onion & capers on pumpernickel bread

Curried Cucumber Sandwich with mint

Roasted Chicken Salad with white beans and basil

Assorted Mini Pastries: Chocolatine, Croissants, Cinnamon & Raisin Brioche, Cinnabuns, Mini Danish, and Strawberry & Apple Turnovers

Variety of brewed hot tea and cider to be served

Reservations are $29.00 plus tax and service. For reservations call Maria at 410-486-2405 or email her at

*Reservations and payment required one week prior to event