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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.


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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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2014 Annual Meeting

Join us on November 4 for our annual meeting and luncheon with guest speaker Aaron Henkin from WYPR. Enjoy a tour of the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and be the first to hear about the heritage area's new grant program!

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Explore Baltimore's 1812 History with the Bicentennial Passport!

Collect stamps from around Baltimore and get a commemorative coin!

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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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War of 1812 Teacher's Resource Guide

The guide is a reference for conducting classroom history lessons on the War of 1812 and the role Marylanders played in the conflict.

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Website Updates

We're continuing to add new information and articles to the website. Check here for the latest additions.

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11/4/2014

learn more about BNHA Annual Meeting Luncheon and Awards

Join the heritage area at the historic Star-Spangled Banner Flag House for our inaugural annual meeting featuring guest speaker Aaron Henkin from WYPR. The heritage area will present its 2014 Partner of the Year awards and announce our new grant program.

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12/9/2014

learn more about Authentic Baltimore Holiday Tour

SAVE THE DATE!  Our third Authentic Baltimore Holiday Tour will whisk guests around the city to visit historic homes and iconic city landmarks. Stay tuned for more details.

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