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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

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Baltimore Museum of Industry
Federal Hill
Inner Harbor South, 1415 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-4808
Evergreen Museum & Library
Evergreen Museum & Library
Charles Village/Homewood
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Evergreen Museum & Library
Charles Village/Homewood
3400 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 516-0341
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The Baltimore Streetcar Museum, Inc.
Hampden
1901 Falls Rd. Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 547-0264
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

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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Edgar Allan Poe in Baltimore

Famed American writer Edgar Allan Poe came from a Baltimore family, lived part of his life in and around the city, published his second volume of poetry in 1829 and launched a litera…

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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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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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13th Annual Pigtown Festival
October 11, 2014 – October 11, 2014
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2nd Annual Family Reunion Expo
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3rd Annual Baltimore Folk Fest
October 17, 2014 – October 18, 2014
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