Faces & Places of Yesterday Amazing Old Photo of Pigtown (c. 1920) Oct 23, 2013 Now this is really cool, and you can see how the neighborhood received its name. Pigs! Anyone recognize where this is? Pigtown in 1920 Source: Mike Copperthite Ghosts of Baltimore via EmailWant to get our great content sent to you by email? Sign up here and we'll stay in touch!