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.
We’re reaching out today for help on two fronts: help us identify people and projects for our 2022 Historic Preservation Awards and tell us about any grass-roots improvement work you’re doing in our historic communities for a chance at one of our microgrants this year. On October 13, we’ll hand… Read more
This afternoon the city’s historic preservation commission (CHAP) advanced the nomination for Sarah Ann Street in the Poppleton neighborhood of West Baltimore to become a local historic district. The district would include the alley houses in the 1100 block of Sarah Ann Street that have been owned by Black Baltimore… Read more