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Heritage Area Mission


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


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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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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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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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BNHA's Impact on Baltimore

Did you know that the heritage area supports more than 6,000 jobs and contributes more than $30 million in state and local tax revenue?

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Heritage Area Grants

The FY2018 round of the Small Capital Grant program is now open. Applications are due on December 13, 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 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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Authentic Baltimore

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Take a Hike

Explore Baltimore with a guided walking tour!

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