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Retro Baltimore Trivia: What event was the 1968 Towson Bicentennial Celebration commemorating?

People walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson for the Towsontown Festival in May 1972.
People walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson for the Towsontown Festival in May 1972. (Baltimore Sun files)

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging.

The Towson Bicentennial's souvenir program in 1968.
The Towson Bicentennial's souvenir program in 1968. (Courtesy Chris Kaltenbach)

Here’s last week’s trivia:

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QUESTION: When the Towson Bicentennial Celebration (a precursor to the Towsontown Spring Festival) was held in 1968, what event was it commemorating?

ANSWER: The 200th anniversary of the establishment of the Towson Tavern.

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