Image courtesy Melissa Gerr.

 

Featured image courtesy Melissa Gerr.

Congratulations to our 2014 Preservation Award Winners!

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We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park

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Photograph by Ron Parks, August 24, 2014. Courtesy Northeast Baltimore History Roundtable.

Photos: Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery Open House

August 25, 2014

Thank you to Christine Muldowney with the Northeast Baltimore History Roundtable for sharing a few fun photographs from this Sunday’s celebration at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Learn more about the Northeast Baltimore History Roundtable or get involved with another historic cemetery by volunteering at St. Vincent’s Cemetery Fall Clean-Up Day.

Sign highlighting the groundbreaking of the 667th house in Guilford, January 17, 1930. Courtesy Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries,  Roland Park Company Papers.

“Reasonably in accordance with the canons of good taste” – Development of houses in Guilford

August 13, 2014

We are glad to share this last post in the series from Tom Hobbs, President of the Guilford Association highlighting 100 years of history in Guilford. By 1912, construction of the roads and infrastructure was well underway in Guilford and marketing of building sites began in earnest. The sales office was initially located in an original house of the Guilford …

Photograph by Ana Tantaros, August 1, 2014. Courtesy Side A Photography.

Photos: Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance Open House

August 4, 2014

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance Open House on Friday! Special thanks to all of the generous local businesses and supporters who contributed the silent auction. Stay tuned for more updates as we put together an exciting new heritage brochure for Hampdenfest next month!

View of the Battle Monument, John Rubens Smith (1775-1849), 1828. Courtesy Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ds-01545.

Registration now open for Bmore Historic unconference and a game jam with THATCamp Games

July 30, 2014

Do you work at a museum or library? Volunteer for your neighborhood design review committee or preservation commission? Teach history at a local public school or college? Then we invite you to join us for Bmore Historic unconference at the Maryland Historical Society on Friday, October 10! Bmore Historic is a unique opportunity to connect with …

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"Jenny Hope of Telesis" by Steve Earley, April 19, 2014. (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Tours

We love to explore Baltimore’s history and architecture! Learn more about our Looking Up Downtown, Behind the Scenes, and Baltimore by Bike Tours.

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Preservation

We love old buildings and historic neighborhoods. We work with home-owners, neighborhood organizations and property owners across the city to save places that matter through advocacy, technical assistance and community organizing.

1869 Map of Lafayette Square. Image courtesy the Library of Congress.

History

Baltimore Heritage features a number of ongoing educational history programs to research, document, share, and celebrate Baltimore’s rich architectural and social heritage. Our programs include both special events and ongoing research and documentation programs.