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6th Massachusetts bivouacked in Monument Sq.

Civil War Soldiers at Monument Square

Here’s a terrific old photograph from the Civil War. It shows the 6th Massachusetts Regiment. Source: Library of Congress
rabid dog

Wild Dog Shot and Killed in Northeast Baltimore

This is a crazy story that we came across in The Baltimore Sun, not unlike a story we found for Ghosts of DC. This was printed on Mar 17th, 1925. A dog believed to have had rabies...
Gino's advertisement

Gino’s Hamburgers and a Tin Lizzie!

I came across this ad from 1969 for a restaurant chain called Gino’s Hamburgers. The fast food chain was founded in 1957 by Baltimore Colts defensive end Gino Marchetti and running back Alan Ameche. Gino’s Hamburgers...
Read's on Lexington Street

Read’s Drug Store, a Part of the Civil Rights Movement

Read’s Drug Store was a Baltimore based chain of drug stores founded in the 1800’s by William Read. The downtown store was one of the first stores involved in the country’s very first anti-segregation sit-in during...
proposed tunnel (1909)

Proposed Tunnel From Mount Clare to Patterson Park

This is an interesting illustration that we dug up in The Baltimore Sun. It’s from an article printed on May 7th, 1909. Source: The Baltimore Sun Here’s a similar route on today’s Google Map of the area.
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Old Color Postcard of Johns Hopkins Hospital

Check out this great old postcard of Johns Hopkins Hospital. The date is unknown, but I’m guessing it was somewhere in the early 1900s. Source: National Institutes of Health

Detailed Map of Guilford From 1926

Here’s a great find from the Maryland State Archives website. It’s a detailed plat of Guilford from May 10th, 1926.   Source: Maryland State Archives
Baltimore Medical College (1908)

Baltimore Medical College in 1908

This is a great old image of the Baltimore Medical College as it looked in 1908. Source: National Institutes of Medicine
Civilians and National Guard troops standing on the street of Harford Rd. and Lafayette Ave.

Baltimore Riot of 1968

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...
B & O coal pier

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Coal Pier

This is a terrific old photo of the ol B & O coal pier in the Baltimore Harbor. There’s no date on this, but I’m guessing it’s somewhere around 1900. Source: Library of Congress