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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 President Street Civil War Museum, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, and Fort McHenry, among many others, will satisfy any history buff’s interest in Baltimore’s role in the Civil War.

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Irish Shrine and Railroad Workers Museum
Westside
918-20 Lemmon Street Baltimore, MD 21223
(410) 669-8154
Zion Church of the City of Baltimore
Zion Church of the City of Baltimore
Inner Harbor/City Center
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Zion Church of the City of Baltimore
Inner Harbor/City Center
400 E. Lexington Street Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 727-3939
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Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church
Bolton Hill
1316 Park Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 523-1542
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Mother Seton House & Historic Seminary Chapel
Westside
600 N. Paca Street Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 728-6464

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