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African American History & Culture

Since Baltimore's founding in the early 1700s, the large black population has been making contributions to its growth and development both physically and spiritually. While slavery was legal in Maryland, there were more free blacks in Baltimore than there were slaves. The free blacks established churches and organizations to fight against persecution, resulting in an abundant number of black churches still standing in the city today.

Significant Baltimore black history and culture sites and events include the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park, the The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, and the annual African American Festival.

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Terrapin Adventures
Terrapin Adventures
South - 10 to 20 miles
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Terrapin Adventures
South - 10 to 20 miles
8600 Foundry Streeet Savage, MD 20763
(301) 725-1313
Harborplace
Harborplace
Inner Harbor
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Harborplace
Inner Harbor
(410) 323-1000
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Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum
Fell's Point
1417 Thames Street Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 685-0295
Maryland 9/11 Memorial
Maryland 9/11 Memorial
Inner Harbor
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Maryland 9/11 Memorial
Inner Harbor
401 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 767-6544

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