Celebrate Literary Arts Week with a Maryland Humanities Council’s free Literary Walking Tour of the Mt. Vernon neighborhood in Baltimore. Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore’s literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore’s successful 19th century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. Free, however RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.