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October 30th, 1909 real estate advertisement

Does anyone recognize where this would be today? This advertisement is for real estate back in 1909 in The Baltimore Sun. Source: Proquest
200 block of S. Caroline St. in 1940

Here's a photo of Baltimore from June 8th, 1940. You're looking at the 200 block of S. Caroline St., north of Gough and south...
Monument commemorating the Battle of North Point, Calvert Street and Fayette Street, Baltimore, Maryland (1846)

This fascinating old photo from 1846 shows the Battle Monument on North Calvert. It was taken by John Plumbe who also took this incredible...
Fort Federal Hill in Baltimore. Composite of four views - from the east, interior, from the south, and from the west. (1862)

Here's an old print from the Civil War showing several views of Fort Federal Hill. Source: Library of Congress
Maryland circa 1903. "Baltimore from Federal Hill." Along with a word from our sponsor. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

This beautiful photo from 1903 shows the city as seen from Federal Hill. Source: Shorpy
"Row houses, Baltimore, June 1940." Medium format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration

Here's a beautiful photo of Baltimore row houses from 1940, before World War II. You're looking at Washington Blvd. at Bayard St. Source: Shorpy Here's the...
B&W photo of Preston Gardens in Baltimore, MD, ca. 1935. Shows green space that was restored by WPA workers

Check out this great old photograph that we found on Flickr. It shows Preston Gardens in 1935. Source: Pratt Library
1891 map of St. Michaels, Maryland

We love digging up old maps like this Sanborn Map from 1891 showing St. Michaels. Click on each for a larger, more detailed version. Source:...
AERIAL VIEW OF STATION, YARDS AND BONDED WAREHOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Camden Station, South side of Camden Street between Eutaw & Howard Streets, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

What a fascinating series of photos showing the site if Camden Yards in the 1970s.
The flag of Maryland

This was cross-posted on Ghosts of DC. Washington, D.C. Received most of its land, about two-thirds, from the state of Maryland when it was formed...
The Eiffel Tower in 1890

This was a story idea sent to us about two years ago by Dave, and we're just now getting to it. It's also a...
Beautiful aerial view of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. May 6th, 2011

Oriole Park at Camden Yards has to be one of the most, if not the most, beautiful ballparks in all of Major League Baseball....