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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

Civic Works - Clifton Mansion
Civic Works - Clifton Mansion
Cold Stream Homestead Montebello
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Civic Works - Clifton Mansion
Cold Stream Homestead Montebello
2701 St. Lo Dr. Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 366-8533
Adventure Tours
South - 20+ miles
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Adventure Tours
South - 20+ miles
17517-B Indian Head Hwy. Accokeek, MD 20607
(301) 868-1141
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
Baltimore Heritage
Mount Vernon
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Baltimore Heritage
Mount Vernon
11 1/2 W. Chase St. Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 332-9992

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Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad

Before the Civil War, enslaved people used a secret network of routes and sanctuaries to help them reach freedom known as the Underground Railroad.…

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Unfurl History – and Our National Symbol

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine  …

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The Washington Monument

Baltimore’s Washington Monument, the first monument dedicated to America’s first president,…

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Historic Sites in Baltimore: The War of 1812 Photo Tour

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