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Lasting Legacy

Baltimore's
African American Heritage



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Courtesy Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

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Baltimore's Wild Side


From the city’s famed parks to its world-famous aquarium, Baltimore has lots of ways to experience nature without leaving the city’s boundaries. Take a virtual tour to learn more.


Moreabout From the city’s famed parks to its world-famous aquarium, Baltimore has lots of ways to experience nature without leaving the city’s boundaries. Take a virtual tour to learn more.
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Charles Street National Scenic Byway


In every great city, there is a great street central to the history that unfolded around it. Baltimore’s Charles Street serves as a yardstick of Baltimore progress for nearly three centuries.


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1812 Passport

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History


Track your 1812 journey and receive a commemorative coin. On-site coin redemption now available at the visitor center and Star-Spangled Banner Flag House.


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Fort McHenry Visitor Center (Mark Dennis)

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War of 1812


Take a virtual tour to explore how the War of 1812 shaped Baltimore and the nation.


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Baltimore Museum of Industry (David Guiney)

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Baltimore's Museums


Baltimore's fun and fascinating museums are a great way to dive into Baltimore's three centuries of history.


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Thurgood Marshall’s Elementary School


Learn more about the future U.S. Supreme Court Justice's school and his childhood in Baltimore.


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New and Noteworthy


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African American Heritage Passport

Delve into the city's extraordinary black history with BNHA's new heritage passport!

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2015 City Hall Lecture Series

Join us in historic Baltimore City Hall to learn about the fascinating people who have contributed to the city's heritage.

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Heritage Area Grants

Three grant programs provide funding to support heritage tourism projects within the boundaries of the Baltimore National Heritage Area.

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Help Create Our New Heritage Trail

The heritage area is working on the next urban heritage trail for downtown Baltimore's westside. Find out about upcoming workshops and how you can help shape this trail!

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Preservation Tax Credits 101

Learn more about federal, state, and local tax credits that encourage the preservation of designated historic properties.

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Upcoming Events


3/31/2015

learn more about Responses to RFP Due (BNHA Office Space)

The Baltimore National Heritage Area (BNHA) seeks new office space by July 1, 2015.  Following a three-year partnership with Visit Baltimore, the heritage area has grown out of its current rented space and seeks to potentially partner with a historic site or cultural/natural resource organization in a space-sharing relationship.

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4/5/2015

learn more about Take a Hike! Heritage Area Walking Tours

Get out and explore the city with a guided walking tour! Tours are offered weekends in April. Daily tours from the Inner Harbor Visitor Center start in May.

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4/11/2015

learn more about Take a Hike! Heritage Area Walking Tours

Get out and explore the city with a guided walking tour! Tours are offered weekends in April. Daily tours from the Inner Harbor Visitor Center start in May.

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Authentic Baltimore

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