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Take a look at these terrific old maps of Baltimore.

Amazing 1927 Aerial Photograph of Baltimore

How cool is this high-altitude photograph of the city. Click on it for a much larger version and tell us what you see. The details are amazing. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
1877 map of Johns Hopkins Hospital

1877 Detailed Plan of Johns Hopkins Hospital

Here’s a cool old map from 1877 showing the layout of Johns Hopkins Hospital. So cool. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library

1896 Map of Reservoir Hill, Penn North, Bolton Hill, and Druid Heights

This is a cool old map from 1896. Check it out and click on it for a larger version. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library Here’s the same area on a Google Map today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&ll=39.308535,-76.630669&spn=0.024074,0.045104&t=m&z=15&output=embed]

1905 Chart of Approaches to Baltimore Harbor

Here’s an interesting old map from 1905 showing the shipping lanes and approaches to Baltimore Harbor. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library

1910 Trolley Map of Baltimore and Suburbs … Wow

Wow. This is amazing. Click on it for a much larger version. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
1877 map of Anne Arundel County

1877 Map of Anne Arundel County

Here’s a cool old map of part of Anne Arundel County from 1877. Source: Library of Congress
Roland Park plat 5 - pg 6

Detailed Map of Roland Park from 1911

Check out these great old plats of Roland Park from November 8th, 1911. Source: Maryland State Archives

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
The City of Baltimore / sketched and drawn by C.R. Parsons. (1880)

1880 Bird’s-Eye View of the Baltimore

How cool is this print? This bird’s-eye view of the city was done in 1880. Source: Library of Congress
Roland Park in 1961

Map of Roland Park in 1961

How much do you love maps? These are awesome. Here’s a great one that we dug up of Roland Park from 1961. Source: Johns Hopkins University