Learn more about Baltimore history and architecture
- Bicycling in Baltimore: Birthplace of the American Velocipede
- Guilford Centennial: Celebrating 100 Years of History
- Station North: History & Architecture in Central Baltimore
Baltimore Heritage has started a new initiative to highlight the historic places significant to Baltimore’s LGBT community through tour and education programs. Learn more about our LBGTQ Heritage programs and partnerships.
Baltimore 1814 is an online collection of short stories on the history of Baltimore, the War of 1812, and the world of 1814. Throughout all of 2014, check out new short stories every week highlighting events that took place on the same date in 1814. Most of our stories are set in Baltimore but occasional features on events in Maryland and around the world will help us see our city’s, history in a broader context.
Check out Baltimore 1814 today or go directly to a few of our favorite stories like St. Patrick’s Day in Baltimore or the Francis Asbury memorial for William Otterbein or the origins of the design of Baltimore’s Washington Monument.
On behalf of all of us at Baltimore Heritage, we would like to congratulate the winners of our 2020 Historic Preservation Awards. These people and their work are saving some of Baltimore’s most important historic places and transforming our city’s neighborhoods. Thank you! We had been planning an in-person celebration… Read more
We recently shared one of our Five Minute Histories videos on Captain John O’Donnell and the early origins of the Canton neighborhood. We asked the question of whether Canton really got its name from O’Donnell, a ship captain who traded in Canton, the anglicized name of Guangzhou, China. And we… Read more