Photo of 1897 Pennant-Deciding Game Between Boston and Baltimore
Why Is It Named Pratt Street?
1880 Bird’s-Eye View of the Baltimore
Ticket for the 1872 National Democratic Convention
Incredible 1846 Photo of Battle Monument
1795 Map of Maryland
This old photo from sometime in the 1990s shows the beloved old Memorial Stadium from the inside. The field is overgrown and the not a soul in the stands. Source: Library of Congress
This sad photo shows the city devastated after the great fire of 1904. You’re looking at Calvert St. near Pratt St. Source: Maryland Historical Society
This great old photo shows graduation festivities at the Naval Academy back in 1917. What a stunning photo. Source: Shorpy This was also cross-posted on our sister-site, Cool Old Photos.
Check out this photo from above Memorial Stadium during the 1966 World Series. The Orioles swept the Dodgers that year to claim the title. Source: Flickr user avraham bank
Check out this great photo of Baltimore Harbor from the fall of 1948.
This photo shows Highlandtown way back in 1950. You’re looking at the 3400 block of Eastern Ave. Click on it for some amazing details. Here’s the same area on Google Street View today.
Can you identify where this is in Baltimore? It’s from the early 1930s. Source: Flickr user Gordon Morales
This great old photo shows the old streetcars of Baltimore running through Towson back in October of 1963. A short one month later, President Kennedy would be assassinated in Dallas.
We came across a great photo of President Truman on a train in Baltimore, so we did a little digging. Here’s the article that we dug up in The Baltimore Sun on June 19th, 1948....
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. Source: Proquest
Does anyone recognize where this would be today? This advertisement is for real estate back in 1909 in The Baltimore Sun. Source: Proquest
Check out this fascinating old map of Baltimore’s waterfront industries from almost 100 years ago. Click on it for more details. Source: Library of Congress
We found this great old image of East Pratt St. online the other day. Check it out and click on it for more details. Source: Digital Maryland Here’s the view today, which is completely...
Here’s a photo of Baltimore from June 8th, 1940. You’re looking at the 200 block of S. Caroline St., north of Gough and south of E. Pratt. Source: Digital Maryland Here’s what it looks...
This sad photo shows Baltimore after the 1968 riots, which devastated the city, and much of the country. Source: Flickr user Kevin Mueller I think this is the same intersection today on Google Street...
This fascinating old photo from 1846 shows the Battle Monument on North Calvert. It was taken by John Plumbe who also took this incredible photo of the White House, the earliest known photo of...
Here’s an old print from the Civil War showing several views of Fort Federal Hill. Source: Library of Congress
This beautiful photo from 1903 shows the city as seen from Federal Hill. Source: Shorpy
Here’s a beautiful photo of Baltimore row houses from 1940, before World War II. You’re looking at Washington Blvd. at Bayard St. Source: Shorpy Here’s the exact spot today using Google Street View.
Check out this great old photograph that we found on Flickr. It shows Preston Gardens in 1935. Source: Pratt Library