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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History

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

Baltimore Heritage In the News

Recent Updates

The Great Western Rowhouse Roadtrip

The Great Western Rowhouse Road Trip — Baltimore to Pittsburgh and beyond!

October 24, 2014

Yesterday afternoon, my colleague Charlie Duff of Jubilee Baltimore and I headed west out of Baltimore. Our quest? Look at rowhouses and rowhouse neighborhoods beyond Baltimore. 250 years ago, settlers piled their Conestoga wagons full of provisions at a tract of land John Eager Howard donated that later became known as Lexington Market and set out …

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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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