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The Friends are a 501(c)(3) organization.


$40 per calendar year (January 1 to December 31 inclusive of the current year).


We have a limited supply of autographed copies of Bud Johns’ Ombibulous Mr. Mencken: A Drinking Biography (63 pages) which we are offering as a bonus to new members who send $100 or more.


Any amount you contribute is gratefully accepted though only amounts $40 or more can be applied towards membership. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Please send your name, address and check (drawn on a US bank) made out to “The Friends of the H. L. Mencken House” to:

The Friends of the H. L. Mencken House
Box 22501
Baltimore, MD 21203-4501