History & Heritage

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History & Heritage
African American History and Heritage
Explore Baltimore's Past
Civil War Baltimore
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African American History and Heritage

Baltimore has a very rich African American history as the home of influential people such as Frederick Douglass and Billie Holliday....

Explore Baltimore's Past

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History & Heritage Trip Ideas

Walk in Frederick Douglass’ Footsteps

With the U.S. government honoring the Maryland-born civil rights pioneer through the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission in 2018, the nation is taking special note of Douglass’ legacy.…

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Baltimore in the Civil War

Civil War Baltimore offers a look at a large American city — at the time, the third largest in the country — in a state that did not secede but was, nevertheless, overseen and at time…

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Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Whether you're an armchair historian or planning a school trip, Fort McHenry is a must-see historical site when visiting Baltimore.…

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Find Your Park in Baltimore

As the U.S. National Park Service celebrates more than 100 years of service, we invite you to find your park in Baltimore.…

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