Recent Posts

Baltimore Riot of 1968

Civilians and National Guard troops standing on the street of Harford Rd. and Lafayette Ave.

The Baltimore Riot of 1968 was primarily caused by the death of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. The riot in Baltimore didn’t start until two days after King’s death. The riots got so out of hand that …

Read More »

1863 Advertisement for A Wife

advertisement for wife

Now this is a creative way to find yourself a wife. Place a classified ad in The Baltimore Sun. That’s what this gentleman did exactly 150 years ago today. The best part is this line: ” … may avail herself of …

Read More »