What is Baltimore Heritage?

Founded in 1960, Baltimore Heritage, Inc. is Baltimore’s nonprofit historic and architectural preservation organization. With two staff members, 33 volunteer board members, and a host of volunteers, we work to preserve and promote Baltimore’s historic buildings and neighborhoods.

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.
11 1/2 West Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Founded in 1960 and going strong more than 50 years later. Learn more.

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Lithograph of "The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th, 1870" by James Carter Beard. Courtesy Library of Congress, LC-DIG-pga-01767.

Archeology, Wikipedia and the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation? Our fun mix of fall events

October 22, 2014

We have a really exciting mix of programs coming up on Saturday and over the next couple weeks! This Saturday, you could spend the day improving Wikipedia’s coverage of local history and meeting Dr. John Bedell (the lead archeologist for our We Dig Hampstead Hill investigation in Patterson Park). Next week, you can find us celebrating with the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation at City …

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

News: Field Tripping – Getting Historic

October 22, 2014

Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us for our Bmore Historic 2014 unconference earlier this month. Read Kate Drabinski’s column for a great take on the day or check out the unconference blog for more details. Field Tripping: Getting Historic, Kate Drabinski, Baltimore City Paper, October 21, 2014. “Thing is, though, my job also means that this …

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Photograph by Friends of Patterson Park, September 14, 2014.

[We Dig Hampstead Hill] Join Dr. John Bedell for a presentation on the archeology of Patterson Park

October 21, 2014

Last month, the We Dig Hampstead Hill project team joined in the celebration of the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore. Over 200 visitors stopped by our table in Patterson Park to take a close look at selected artifacts and ask questions from the archeologists. This Saturday, we are hosting archeologist Dr. John Bedell for a lecture and discussion at the Southeast …

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