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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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A Fabulous Fundraiser for BNHA's Grant Programs


Definitely something new for 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.


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Lasting Legacy

Baltimore's
African American Heritage



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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 FY2017 Small Cap Grant cycle opens September 7, 2016. All applications are due November 1, 2016.

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Guided Walking Tours

Enjoy this spring weather with a guided walking tour of some of Baltimore's most historic neighborhoods!

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African American Heritage Passport

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

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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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Upcoming Events


10/2/2016

learn more about Cultural Walk Guided Tour

Hosted in partnership with the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy, the Cultural Walk tour explores the fine architecture and world-renowned institutions along the Charles Street National Scenic Byway. The tour ends at the Washington Monument in the heart of Mount Vernon. Add to your experience by scheduling a walk to the top of the 178-feet-tall monument, the first in the nation to honor the first president.

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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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