"The Vineyard Tournament" | WYPR

"The Vineyard Tournament"

Jun 16, 2020

Digitized image from page 186 of "The Cambrian Popular Antiquities, or an account of some traditions, customs and supersitions of Wales, with observations as to their origin, etc" 1815
Credit British Museum / Flickr/Creative Commons

In 1840, William Gilmor held a tournament, replete with jousting, a quintain, and guests clad in Medieval garb, at his Vineyard estate in Baltimore, which was located near 29th Street and Greenmount in the Waverly neighborhood in Baltimore.