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Explore Baltimore Heritage

All Tours: 6

West Baltimore Squares

Walk through West Baltimore neighborhoods and take in a few of the city's most exceptional rowhouses and religious buildings across a landscape defined also by segregation and urban renewal.

Arts & Industry in Station North

Explore the artists, architects, inventors and workers who built Station North. This project is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artists Awards, and Station North Arts & Entertainment, Inc.

Downtown's West Side

For over two hundred years this neighborhood has been a center of activity to entrepreneurs and merchants of all kinds, suffragists and civil rights protesters, and much more. Start from Lexington Market and explore the rich history of Downtown's west side. Many of these stories were created in…

Sacred Landmarks

Soaring spires, vaulted halls and grand arches highlight the rich architectural heritage of Baltimore's many sacred places. Explore a few of these landmark synagogues, churches and more on this tour.

Witness to the War of 1812

Discover historic places touched by the Battle of Baltimore and the War of 1812! When Francis Scott Key witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry from on board the British ship HMS Tonnant, he was just one of many who waited anxiously through the night hoping that Baltimore could stand before the…

Literary Heritage in Baltimore

This tour is produced in partnership with CityLit, the Maryland Humanities Council, Maryland State Arts Council, and the University of Baltimore.

Newest Stories

Engine House No. 36

Built in 1910 of brick with stone trim in Tudor style, Fire Engine House No. 36 celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2010. Designed by architects Ellicott & Emmart and built by the Fidelity…

Baltimore & Ohio Warehouse at Camden Yards

The iconic Baltimore & Ohio Warehouse at Camden Yards is an icon of Baltimore's industrial heritage and a unique example of creativity in historic preservation and adaptive reuse. Construction on the…

Hamilton Street Club

The 14 West Hamilton Street Club, a group of Baltimoreans who enjoy good company, lively conversation, and decent meals, formed in 1925. Young Princeton graduates in the city, eager to continue the…

Roosevelt Park and the FRP

Today, Roosevelt Park is a quiet, green space with mature trees, playing fields, gardens, a recreation center, and a community skate park. The park dates back to the late nineteenth century when it…

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