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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

Mount Clare Museum House
Mount Clare Museum House
Westside
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Mount Clare Museum House
Westside
1500 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 837-3262
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Baltimore Civil War Museum at President Street Station
Harbor East
601 President St. Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 220-0290
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Mother Seton House & Historic Seminary Chapel
Westside
600 N. Paca Street Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 728-6464
Homewood Museum
Homewood Museum
Charles Village/Homewood
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Homewood Museum
Charles Village/Homewood
3400 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 516-5589

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Things To Do
Historical Attractions Trip Ideas

Baltimore and the War of 1812

After years of friction between the young United States and Great Britain over 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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50 Free Things to Do in Baltimore

From family-friendly historical sites and the bustling Inner Harbor, to museums and monuments, Baltimore has a plethora of unique things to see and experience that are not only fun for everyone - …

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Historic Religious Venues & Colleges

Baltimore’s religious venues and colleges are an integral part of our city’s past and present.…

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