The Founding Days: Doors Open Bus Tour of Some of Baltimore’s Oldest Buildings

Robert Long House 812 South Ann Street, Baltimore, MD

1765. 1785. 1790. 1797. These are the dates of construction of the Robert Long House, Old Otterbein Church, the wooden Caulkers Houses in Fell’s Point, and Mayor Thorowgood Smith’s house in Jonestown. They are some of the oldest standing structures in Baltimore and four of the five historic places we’ll visit on our 2019 Doors Open Bus Tour. To round out the tour, we’ll also visit the Public Works Museum inside the Eastern Avenue Sewage Pumping Station, a wonderful civic structure erected as part of rebuilding the city and its sewage system in the wake of the 1904 Fire. Please join Baltimore Heritage director Johns Hopkins on this tour of early Baltimore buildings.