The mansion is getting some face-lifts.

Phase I
The ballroom floor:

Phase II
Repointing the mansion
and Improving the
drainage on the right side.

Phase III
Replacing the windows
and shutters:

The chapel is available for rentals thru the Parks Dept., call 410-396-7900
The mansion will be going thru some upgrades and will no longer be available for rentals. The first floor will become mostly office space.
Rentals at Orianda house and the chapel in Leakin Park

Upcoming Events

Second Sundays in the Park  April thru November 11 am – 3 pm.
Come ride the miniature trains, walk the labyrinth, visit the mansion, and take a nature hike. Carrie Murray Nature Center will also be open.

Baltimore Herb Festival Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:30 am – 3 pm.
The herb this year is Coriander. Admission is $7, children 12 and under are free. Come see the many vendors, eat lunch, listen to music and lectures, ride the miniature train. For more information, please visit www.baltimoreherbfestival.com.
Come and visit the park anytime:
Tennis courts in Leakin Park The gazebo in Leakin Park The porch of the Orianda mansion The labyrinth in Leakin Park Carrie Murray
  Play a game
of tennis
Enjoy the open
spaces of the park
Sit on the porch
of the mansion
Take a walk around
the labyrinth
Visit the Carrie Murray
Nature Center
The chapel can be rented for weddings or other special events.

Past Events

Weddings/Showers/Birthdays
October 2006   Wedding in the chapel and reception at the mansion for the Burns.
September 2007    Wedding in the chapel and reception at the mansion.
January 2008    Baby Shower at the mansion.
Early Spring 2009    Ross Wedding and reception at the mansion.
July 2009    K.Smith birthday party at the mansion.
October 2009    Katie's wedding and reception at the mansion.
June 2012    Orlov-Jensen wedding at the mansion.
 
Open Houses
December 29, 2006    Open House at the mansion.
December 28, 2007    Annual Holiday Open House at the mansion..
December 27, 2008    Annual Holiday Open House at the mansion.
December 26, 2009    Annual Holiday Open House, "One Park, Many Hands"
(this open house was originally scheduled for December 19, but there was a blizzard)
December 11, 2010    Annual Holiday Open House with guest speaker Retired Judge Tom Ward from the Irish Shrine. Our theme was "Winans and the Irish Railroad Workers."
December 10, 2011   Annual Holiday Open House with guest speaker Edward Heimiller who spoke about the Winans' homes.
December 15, 2012   Annual Holiday Open House with guest speaker Julian "Jack" Lapides who spoke about "Endangered Baltimore Landmarks".
December 14, 2013   Annual Holiday Open House with guest speaker Stephen G. W. Walk who spoke about the "Thomas Winans and the Russian Experience".
December 13, 2014   Annual Holiday Open House with guest speaker Carlisle Hashim who spoke about "The Oyster, From the Chesapeake Bay to Baltimore".
 
Special Events
October 6, 7, 2007   150th Year Celebration of the Mansion.
May 24, 2008, 10am – 4pm  Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park.
May 23, 2009, 10am – 3pm  Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park featured an art show by three local artists:Bonnie Allan, Lee Smith, and Laura Brigham, and an afternoon tea served by Heide Grundmann.
June 14, 2009  Sacred Native American Community Labyrinth and Exhibit, part of the Second Sundays in the Park
June 14, July 12, August 9, 11am – 3pm  Second Sundays in the Park, Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
October 21, 2009,  9am – 4pm   Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference W01 Conditions Assessment Workshop with the AIA Historic Resources Committee – Orianda, the Crimea Estate, Leakin Park Baltimore, MD.
May 29, 2010, 10am – 3pm  Baltimore Herb Festival. There was a tea by Heide Grundmann and artwork and photographs on display from our local artists: Lee Smith, Bonnie Allan, Laura Brigham Rusanowsky, and Jerome Golder.
May 28, 2011, 10am – 3pm  Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park featured the art of Bonnie Allan, art and photography of Jerome Golder, and the photography of Laura Brigham Rusanowsky in the mansion.
May 26, 2012, 9:30am – 3pm  Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park. Art and photography displays in the mansion by local artists: Bonnie Allan, Jerome Golder, Laura Brigham Rusanowsky, and Leora Smith. Also two special presentations on the Irish Railroad Workers' Museum by Denny Lynch.
May 25, 2013, 9:30am – 3pm   Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park. Art and photography displays in the mansion by local artists, including Bonnie Allan, Jerome Golder, Laura Brigham Rusanowsky, and Leora Smith.
May 24, 2014, 9:30am – 3pm   Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park. Art and photography displays in the mansion by local artists, including Bonnie Allan, Laura Brigham Rusanowsky, and Leora Smith.
May 23, 2015, 9:30am – 3pm   Baltimore Herb Festival at Leakin Park. Art and photography displays in the mansion by local artists including Bonnie Allan, Laura Rusanowsky, Leora Smith and many more.