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
Over the last several years, we have all watched aghast at the images of ancient statuary, irreplaceable temples, and priceless historic artifacts are that damaged and destroyed by violence and theft in conflict zones around the world. Just today, we read about the terrible news that the Islamic State has blown up the Triumph Arch in the Syrian city of Palmyra, … Read more
We love Baltimore best but even we have to admit stunning architecture and incredible history can be found in communities all across Maryland. This month, we’re offering two tours that take us beyond the city: a repeat of our sold-out spring walking tour of Lutherville and a look at the newly restored and reopened Senate Chambers at the Maryland State … Read more
Yesterday, Baltimore Heritage attended the first of four meetings for the Mayor’s Special Commission to Review Baltimore’s Public Confederate Monuments. Over the next six months, this commission plans to consider four public monuments: Roger B. Taney Monument (1887) Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument (1903) Confederate Women’s Monument (1919) Lee-Jackson Monument (1948) Today’s meeting helped to define scope … Read more
With August almost over, we’ve turned our attention to the fall and have lined up some great new heritage tours. On September 12, Civil War historian and Preservation Maryland director Nicholas Redding is kindly leading a car caravan tour of Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg. That same morning, we are also taking a walk around Mount Vernon Place and the … Read more