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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

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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Westminster Hall & Burying Ground
Westside
519 W. Fayette St. Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 706-2072
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Mount Clare Museum House
Westside
1500 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 837-3262
Greater Baltimore History Alliance
Greater Baltimore History Alliance
North - 10 to 20 miles
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Greater Baltimore History Alliance
North - 10 to 20 miles
P.O. Box 375 Brooklandville, MD 21022

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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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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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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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Family-Friendly Things to Do in Baltimore

With so many kid-friendly attractions in the Inner Harbor, plus historic monuments and museums offering unique children’s programs, Baltimore is an ideal vacation spot for the whole family.…

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