Baltimore history

The lost and untold history of Baltimore.

The Best Of

Amazing 1970s Video of Baltimore

You have to check this one out. We uncovered it on YouTube (of course). Mostly video of Baltimore, but a little or New York as well.

Other Cool Stuff

Outdoor Stalls on Eutaw in 1920s

This great photo shows a bunch of outdoor stalls on Eutaw St. at Marion in the 1920s. Here’s another cool one from Eutaw and Lexington. Check out this close up of the smiling man.

Lost History

French Consulate is Now a 7-Eleven

Of course it is. The old French Consulate in Baltimore was at Charles and Centre St. in the 1920s. There’s no longer a French Consulate in the city. In fact, there are a total...

Notable People & Places

Baltimore’s Camden Station in 1872

Old photo of Baltimore's Camden Station in 1872. Incredible details in a high quality image.

Other Cool Stuff

Baltimore Harbor Viewed From Federal Hill in 1872

Incredible old photograph showing Baltimore Harbor from Federal Hill in 1872. You’re going to find the details fascinating.

Other Cool Stuff

Where Are These Row Houses?

Help us figure out where these row houses sit today? Or, if they no longer stand. We uncovered these lovely photos at the Library of Congress. These images are from Baltimore in April 1939.

The Best Of

Lovely 1920s Film Footage of Baltimore’s Pigtown

Some incredible film footage of Baltimore in the 1920s. Don't miss this one.

Featured, Lost History

Trackless Trolleys of Baltimore

Here is a great series of photos we uncovered on Flickr thanks to Kevin Mueller. He has some terrific photos, so check them out.

We Love Maps

1894 Map of Baltimore

This great old map shows the city of Baltimore in 1894.

Then and Now

Then and Now: Maryland Ave. and 25th St.

Check out Maryland Ave. and 25th St. in Baltimore back in 1908. Compare it to the Google Street View of today.