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These are cool old maps of Baltimore and its surroundings in Maryland.

Baltimore's new apartments in 1969 - Baltimore Sun, April 13th, 1969

Cool 1969 Map of New Baltimore Apartments

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...
1891 map of St. Michaels, Maryland

1891 Map of St. Michaels, Maryland

We love digging up old maps like this Sanborn Map from 1891 showing St. Michaels. Click on each for a larger, more detailed version. Source:...
Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Copyright ... Spofford & Hughes, New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. " ... sketched in pencil ... in the Fall of 1911." map 43 x 77 cm.

Bird’s Eye View of Baltimore in 1870

What a beautiful old image of Baltimore. We dug this one up at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress

Map of Canal Route from Baltimore to Washington

This is a fascinating map from 1838, showing a potential route for a canal between Baltimore and Washington. Source: Library of Congress

Baltimore History Traced in Street Names

This is a fascinating old article that we came across in The Baltimore Sun. It was printed on July 26th, 1914 and we just...

Travel Map of Baltimore in 1848

This is a travel map of Baltimore from 1848. Click on it for a larger version. Source: University of Texas Libraries

1795 Map of Maryland

What a cool old map of Maryland. This one's from 1795. Click on it for a larger version. Source: University of Pittsburgh Darlington Digital Library

Detailed Map of Naval Academy Grounds in 1924

Now this is one of the cooler maps that we've found. It shows the campus of the Naval Academy in 1924. Source: University of Texas...

Lord Baltimore’s Map of Maryland in 1732

This is a really old, 1732 map of Maryland and neighboring states by the namesake of Charm City, Lord Baltimore. Source: University of Pittsburgh Darlington...

1941 Map by the Roland Park Company

Check out this great old map of Roland Park in 1941. Source: University of Maryland This is what it looks like today, courtesy of Google. Thanks to...

1920s Automobile Touring Map of Maryland

If you were fortunate enough to own an automobile in the 1920s, you might take a map like this and explore the countryside outside...

1873 Map of Baltimore and Suburbs

We found this great map in the Johns Hopkins digital collection. It's F. Klemm's 1873 map of Baltimore and suburbs. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
1780 map of Maryland

New Map of the Province of Maryland (1780)

Source: University of Maryland Here's a really old map of Maryland during the Revolution. Though, interestingly, it was the Province of Maryland during Colonial Times,...

Map of Proposed 1872 Extension of Baltimore City Limits

What a terrific old map. We have struck a gold mine of excellent cartographic material with the Johns Hopkins digital collection. This one shows Baltimore...