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Take a look at these terrific old maps of Baltimore.

1877 map of Annapolis

1877 Map of Annapolis

Okay, this isn’t Baltimore, but it’s a really cool old map. And, we all love maps. I present to you … Annapolis in 1877. Source: Library of Congress
Baltimore map from 1978

Neighborhoods Map Baltimore in 1978

This is a cool map from 1978. It shows the neighborhoods of the city. Source: Johns Hopkins
1881 map of Baltimore

1882 map of Baltimore With New Wards

Check out this cool map we dug up in the Johns Hopkins archives. It’s an 1882 map of the city outlining the new wards and precincts. Source: Johns Hopkins
Oriole cafeteria map of Baltimore (1947)

Oriole Map of Baltimore in 1947

These are two interesting items that we found in the Johns Hopkins archive. No, these aren’t Baltimore Orioles baseball maps. There used to be a few Oriole Cafeterias in the city between 1922 and 1975. The...
1912 bird's-eye view of Baltimore

Incredibly Detailed 1912 Bird’s-Eye View of Baltimore

Wow … you gotta love this one. It’s a drawing of Baltimore published by Norman T.A. Munder & Co. in 1912. If you like this, check out UrbanYore on Etsy. They have a couple great maps...
Map of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland. From original surveys by J.C. Sidney, C.E.

1857 Map of the City and County of Baltimore

What a great old antebellum map of Baltimore and the county. This one is from 1857 and we dug it up at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress
1781 map of Baltimore

1780s Map of Baltimore

Now this is a really cool map of Baltimore. It dates back to around 1781. It was done by Frenchman, Louis-Alexandre Berthier. Source: Library of Congress
1801 Warner & Hanna map of Baltimore

1801 Plan of the City and Environs of Baltimore

What an incredible old map. This is Warner & Hanna’s map of the city in 1801. Source: Johns Hopkins Library

1792 Map of the Town of Baltimore

Check out this awesome map we dug up at the Library of Congress. Make sure you click on it to get greater details. It’s pretty amazing. Source: Library of Congress
This map is Plate No. 25 from a J.H. Colton atlas that we believed was published in 1857. Copyright statement on map: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." On verso: "The District of Columbia", text on three columns.

Another Awesome Map of Baltimore (1857)

We love these maps, and I’m sure you guys do as well. Check this one out. It shows the layout of the city in 1857. Look at square 16, that’s where Camden Yards sits today. Source:...