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Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy
Baltimore's African American Heritage


Celebrate Black History Month and Discover Inspiring Stories of Innovation, Dedication, and Triumph


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Get out the high heels!
A Fabulous Fundraiser for BNHA's Grant Programs


Definitely something new for Baltimore!


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Calling all shutterbugs!
2017 Photo Contest


Submit your great photos for a chance for prizes and be included in a 2018 calendar!


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Heritage Area Mission

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Baltimore National Heritage Area


Centuries of history along the Patapsco River in the heart of Maryland


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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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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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Small Cap Report

2014 Report
Heritage Area Small Capital Grant Program



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Photo of Charles Street National Scenic Byway

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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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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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New and Noteworthy


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Heritage Area Grants

The next round of the Heritage Investment grants will open in spring 2017.

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Boundary Expansion

The heritage area is looking to expand its boundaries, and your input is important!

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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 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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Congregation Town Hall

Sacred spaces within the heritage area are invited to join us March 9 to explore ways to partner with arts organizations and business to help preserve their historic buildings.

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Help Support BNHA's Work

In this season of thanks, please take a moment to support the heritage area's work to enhance and promote our historic resources.

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Upcoming Events


3/5/2017

learn more about Celebrate Women Trailblazers

Don’t miss the celebration of Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame honorees! The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center recognizes and respects the contributions of Maryland women. The Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame honors the women of diverse backgrounds across the state that shaped their families and communities. Visit their website for a link to register for the March 5 event.

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4/20/2017

learn more about History Is a Drag!

Join the heritage area for a uniquely Baltimore gala!

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Event Calendar

Find a fun and exciting event to attend!

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Authentic Baltimore

Discover Charm City’s most special places!

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Take a Hike

Explore Baltimore with a guided walking tour!

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