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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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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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2/6/2015

learn more about Archaeology in Black and White

The 2015 City Hall lecture series starts with a fascinating look at Baltimore’s Mount Clare. Did you know that Carroll Park stands on the remnants of a plantation dating to the 1730s? Or that enslaved people lived, worked, and established families there until the 1830s? Learn about the untold stories of enslaved people at Mount Clare as revealed through a re-examination of Baltimore’s archival and archaeological collections. Presented by archaeologist Teresa Moyer of the National Park Service

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2/13/2015

learn more about Exploring the Black Experience in Fell’s Point

2015 CITY HALL LECTURE SERIES—In the city’s first two centuries, Fell’s Point was the commercial engine of Baltimore. Black laborers—some enslaved, some free—worked along side white workers in the maritime industries, building ships and loading and unloading cargo at numerous wharves and warehouses. Dr. Donna Hollie will discuss how the African American community (both enslaved and free) worked to improve the economic, religious, educational, and political climate in one of Baltimore City’s oldest neighborhoods.

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3/6/2015

learn more about Hazel Grisham: The Other Rosie the Riveter

2015 CITY HALL LECTURE SERIES—Commemorating the 70th year since the end of World War II, actress Rhonda Robinson will bring to life the stories of the African American and women workers at Baltimore’s Martin Aircraft Company. The story focuses on Hazel Gresham, a real life “Rosie the Riveter” who worked at Martin’s Canton factory in its Colored Division. Historical documents, photos, and the performance of songs help shed light on this fascinating piece of Baltimore’s industrial and social history.

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