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Civil War

Spring, 1861. The American Civil War erupts and Baltimore finds itself at the crossroads of the North and the South. A passageway to the North and a border state to the South, Maryland was home to both Unionists and Southern sympathizers. Maryland was a slave state at the beginning of the war; however, free African Americans made up a quarter of Baltimore’s population.

Today, Baltimore is replete with sites and attractions connected to the Civil War. The USS Constellation, the Baltimore Civil War Museum at President Street Station, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, among many others, will satisfy any history buff’s interest in Baltimore’s role in the Civil War.

Featured Places to Visit

Greater Baltimore History Alliance
Greater Baltimore History Alliance
North - 10 to 20 miles
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Greater Baltimore History Alliance
North - 10 to 20 miles
P.O. Box 375 Brooklandville, MD 21022
B&O Railroad Museum
B&O Railroad Museum
Washington Village
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B&O Railroad Museum
Washington Village
901 W. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21223
(410) 752-2490
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Maryland Historical Society
Mount Vernon
201 W. Monument St. Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 685-3750
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Mother Seton House & Historic Seminary Chapel
Seton Hill
600 N. Paca St. Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 728-6464

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Things To Do
Civil War Trip Ideas

Historic Sites in Baltimore: The War of 1812 Photo Tour
Baltimore in the Civil War

Civil War Baltimore offers a look at a large American city — at the time, the third largest in the country — in a state that did not secede but was, nevertheless, overseen and at tim…

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Take a Journey from Roads to Rails

B&O Railroad Museum  …

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Travel Back in Time with Ms. Masie

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture  …

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Experiences

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