Elvis Presley Concert at Baltimore Civic Center (1977)

Elvis Presley came to Baltimore in 1977. See great old photos and a video of his performance.
Two McNultys

Meet the Real Officer McNulty

Digging through The Baltimore Sun archives, we came across something awesome ... another policeman named McNulty! Much like the famed Ghosts of DC hero, Officer...

Photo of 1897 Pennant-Deciding Game Between Boston and Baltimore

This photo shows the deciding game of the 1897 National League season with the Boston Beaneaters taking the pennant from the Baltimore Orioles, in...
Beautiful aerial view of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. May 6th, 2011

Why Is It Named Oriole Park at Camden Yards?

Oriole Park at Camden Yards has to be one of the most, if not the most, beautiful ballparks in all of Major League Baseball....
AERIAL VIEW OF STATION, YARDS AND BONDED WAREHOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Camden Station, South side of Camden Street between Eutaw & Howard Streets, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Early 1970s Aerial View Before Oriole Park at Camden Yards

What a fascinating series of photos showing the site if Camden Yards in the 1970s.
Mt. Vernon Place

Mt. Vernon Place Frozen in Time (1903)

What a terrific old photo of Mt. Vernon Place. This was taken in 1903. Source: Library of Congress
1958 MLB All-Start game

1958 MLB All-Star Game at Memorial Stadium

The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game to be held in Baltimore was in 1958, four seasons after the Orioles arrived in town. The...
portrait of John Wilkes Booth

Original Ad For John Wilkes Booth’s Acting Debut

This is absolutely amazing. We found the original advertisement in the Baltimore Sun for John Wilkes Booth's acting debut in Richard III. The play...

Woodrow Wilson and the 1883 Johns Hopkins Glee Club

What a cool photo! This shows Woodrow Wilson with his buddies on the Johns Hopkins Glee Club in 1883. Source: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Flickr

Three Bad First-Round Picks by the Orioles

Okay, sorry to do this ... but, here's one more post highlighting the failures of the O's. We were an awesome team...

Visit of President Polk to Baltimore

James K. Polk isn't exactly the most memorable president. That said, this is an article that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun from June...
The 804-foot-long dirigible Hindenburg, the "Titanic of the Skies," soars above the Bromo-Seltzer Tower on its way to Lakehurst (N.J.) Naval Air Station on August 11, 1936. Nine months later, it would explode at Lakehurst, killing 35 passengers and crew. (Baltimore Sun)

Photo of Hindenburg Flying Over Baltimore in 1936

This is an incredible photo from 1936, showing the Hindenburg floating over Baltimore. Nine months later came the horrific accident in New Jersey. Make...
Mt. Vernon Square

Great Photo of Mt. Vernon Place

Here's a cool early 20th century photograph of Mt. Vernon Place on Charles St. Source: Library of Congress
Cal Ripken Jr. high school photo - 1978

O’s No. 2 Draft Pick, Ripken, Fans 17 in 1978 Championship

Here's a really cool article from the days before Cal Ripken Jr. as an Oriole. This article was printed on June 8th, 1978 Largo--Just one...
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Terrific Drawing of Johns Hopkins Hospital

This is a great drawing of Johns Hopkins Hospital that we found on the NIH website. Source: National Institutes of Health
Maryland Casualty clock tower in the distance (1950s)

The Maryland Casualty Clock Tower

Is there something so identifiable with a city that, when you visit, you just have to see it? Such as New York and the...

Babe Ruth’s 1920 Passport Application

How cool is this? What a great find on Ancestry.com. We came across the Bambino's 1920 application for a passport that fall, because he was...

Remember Ben McDonald?

Wow, this guy's a blast from the past.  He was good, but nowhere near the level he should have been. The first overall pick...
Batterin' Babe - Look At Him Now

Batterin’ Babe … Look at Him Now

Here's a cool image we found at the Library of Congress. It's a print of a song written in honor of Baltimore's native son,...

Film Footage of Teddy Roosevelt in Baltimore

Check this out. It shows Teddy Roosevelt in Baltimore on September 28th, 1918 for the fourth Liberty Loan campaign at the old Oriole Baseball...
Booth family home on N. Exeter St.

John Wilkes Booth’s Family on North Exeter Street

We came across a great find in the 1850 U.S. Census. John Wilkes Booth's famous acting family lived in Baltimore, splitting time there with...