Faces & Places of Yesterday Baltimore Harbor View in the 1840s Sep 25, 2013 This is what Baltimore’s harbor looked like in the 1840s. It’s a pretty amazing view. Baltimore Harbor view. Gay Street dock from Federal Hill, Baltimore. Attributed to Henry H. Clark. Full plate daguerreotype. Shows ships Herald and Juniata, Merchant’s Exchange building (demolished ca. 1901-1902), and Second Reformed Church. Source: Maryland Historical Society Ghosts of Baltimore via EmailWant to get our great content sent to you by email? Sign up here and we'll stay in touch!