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Star-Spangled History
Historic Ships/Maritime History
African American History and Heritage
Civil War Baltimore
Star-Spangled History

As the birthplace of the national anthem, Baltimore has a lot of star-spangled history. Learn about the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key...

Historic Ships/Maritime History

From fighting the Transatlantic slave trade to daring rescues on the Chesapeake; from riding out hurricanes to providing humanitarian...

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....

Civil War Baltimore

Baltimore played a crucial role in the Civil War both on land and sea as a port city and a major railroad hub. Learn all about it at...

Upcoming History & Heritage Events

Now through Feb 5 2017
The Enigmatic Edgar A. Poe In Baltimore & Beyond: Selections From The Susan Jaffe Tane Collection
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The Enigmatic Edgar A. Poe In Baltimore & Beyond: Selections From The Susan Jaffe Tane Collection
17 E. Mount Vernon Place Baltimore, MD 21202
Now through Jun 20 2017
What & Why: Collecting at the Maryland Historical Society
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What & Why: Collecting at the Maryland Historical Society
201 West Monument St. Baltimore, MD 21201
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