This is a fascinating map from 1838, showing a potential route for a canal between Baltimore and Washington. Source: Library of Congress
This is a fascinating old article that we came across in The Baltimore Sun. It was printed on July 26th, 1914 and we just have to share it with you. The study of street names in any city involves in ...
This is a travel map of Baltimore from 1848. Click on it for a larger version. Source: University of Texas Libraries
What a cool old map of Maryland. This one’s from 1795. Click on it for a larger version. Source: University of Pittsburgh Darlington Digital Library
Now this is one of the cooler maps that we’ve found. It shows the campus of the Naval Academy in 1924. Source: University of Texas Libraries
This is a really old, 1732 map of Maryland and neighboring states by the namesake of Charm City, Lord Baltimore. Source: University of Pittsburgh Darlington Digital Library
Check out this great old map of Roland Park in 1941. Source: University of Maryland This is what it looks like today, courtesy of Google. Thanks to the awesome collection available at the University of Maryland.
If you were fortunate enough to own an automobile in the 1920s, you might take a map like this and explore the countryside outside of Baltimore. Source: University of Maryland
We found this great map in the Johns Hopkins digital collection. It’s F. Klemm’s 1873 map of Baltimore and suburbs. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
Source: University of Maryland Here’s a really old map of Maryland during the Revolution. Though, interestingly, it was the Province of Maryland during Colonial Times, 1780 was after the Declaration of Independence. Notice, of course, the absence of Washington, D.C.
What a terrific old map. We have struck a gold mine of excellent cartographic material with the Johns Hopkins digital collection. This one shows Baltimore in 1872. Click on it for a much larger, detailed version. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan ...
Check out this cool map from the University of Maryland collection. It shows the development plan for Baltimore during the second half of the 1980s. Source: University of Maryland
What a terrific old map. This one is from 1905. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
How cool is this high-altitude photograph of the city. Click on it for a much larger version and tell us what you see. The details are amazing. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library And, here’s approximately the same view in Google ...
Here’s a cool old map from 1877 showing the layout of Johns Hopkins Hospital. So cool. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library