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Historical Attractions

From the time that Captain John Smith sailed into Baltimore’s harbor (yes, that Captain John Smith so prominent in America’s early days) to the penning of our National Anthem, the story of the African Americans journey to freedom, the industrial revolution, and waves of immigrants, Baltimore’s story is America’s story.

From Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House to the Edgar Allan Poe House and Federal Hill, there is so much to explore. Each period in America’s march from a British colony to industrial powerhouse can be discovered along our Belgian-block streets, on our national historical trails and scenic byways, in our tiny row houses, and in our mansions of the gilded-age.

Featured Places to Visit

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
Historic Jonestown
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Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
Historic Jonestown
844 E. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 837-1793
Jewish Museum of Maryland
Jewish Museum of Maryland
Historic Jonestown
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Jewish Museum of Maryland
Historic Jonestown
15 Lloyd St. Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 732-6400
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Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum
Downtown West
P.O. Box 23773 Baltimore, MD 21223
(443) 327-9789
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Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church
Bolton Hill
1316 Park Ave. Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 523-1542

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Historical Attractions Trip Ideas

Edgar Allan Poe in Baltimore

It’s often contested which U.S.…

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Discovering Fort McHenry National Monument & Historical Shrine

With special events, activities for kids, and much more, no visit to Baltimore is complete without a trip to Fort McHenry.…

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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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Student Group Tour Opportunities

School tours are enriching experiences for students, and Baltimore offers great, unique opportunities to learn about US history, while also improving school lessons in the arts and s…

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2017 Sowebo Arts And Music Festival
May 28, 2017 – May 28, 2017
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22nd Annual Baltimore Book Festival
September 22, 2017 – September 24, 2017
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