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These are cool old maps of Baltimore and its surroundings in Maryland.

Cool 1969 Map of New Baltimore Apartments

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This old advertisement from The Baltimore Sun shows the number of new apartments available in the Baltimore area during the summer of 1969. Click on it for more details. – click image for more – Source: Proquest

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1891 Map of St. Michaels, Maryland

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: Library of Congress

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Baltimore History Traced in Street Names

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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 …

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1795 Map of Maryland

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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

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1941 Map by the Roland Park Company

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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. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m12!1m3!1d3084.9451597669!2d-76.62279438153462!3d39.35747848195301!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1393200166891] Thanks to the awesome collection available at the University of Maryland.

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New Map of the Province of Maryland (1780)

1780 map of Maryland

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.

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