Baltimore's downtown week in 1948

Baltimore’s Downtown Week in October 1948

Here's a cool old advertisement that we dug up in the Sunday edition of The Baltimore Sun from October 17th, 1948. It's a program spurred...
October 30th, 1909 real estate advertisement

Where is This in 1909 Baltimore?

Does anyone recognize where this would be today? This advertisement is for real estate back in 1909 in The Baltimore Sun. Source: Proquest

Dawn of Tomorrow With the Southern Hotel

Here's an advertisement for the Southern Hotel opening in 1918, printed in The Washington Times. The building was located at 14 Light St., but sadly...
Baltimore Sun - December 30th, 1839

Reward: Strayed or Stolen Horse

Here's an interesting old advertisement that we dug up in The Baltimore Sun. This was printed on December 30th, 1839.  
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...
Titanic advertisement 1912

Advertisements to Sail on the Titanic

Now this is totally fascinating. This is an advertisement that we found in The Baltimore Sun printed on February 13th, 1912. And, as you can...
Camels advertisement

Camels, So Mild You Can Smoke All You Want!

Great! They're so mild, they don't get your wind ... so smoke 'em if you got 'em!
Baltimore Sun advertisement

Slaves for Life and Good Titles

This is an advertisement from The Baltimore Sun printed on January 8th, 1844. It's shocking, repulsive, and still unbelievable that we used to live as...
Baltimore Sun ad - 1869

Advertisement: Are You Suffering With Diarrhea? (1869)

1869 was not a good time to be suffering from Diarrhea (no time is good really). Well, if you were suffering back then, this...
Peabody Conservatory of Music advertisement

Ad for Peabody Conservatory in 1906

Here's an old advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on September 6th, 1909.
October 24th, 1938 classifieds

Apartment Listings 75 Years Ago Today

Looking to rent an apartment in Baltimore 75 years ago? Check out these prices from the classifieds section in The Baltimore Sun. Do you see...
Baltimore Sun advertisement October 22nd, 1853

Giles’ European Hotel Advertisement (1853)

Here's an old advertisement from 160 years ago today, printed in The Baltimore Sure. This is for the Giles' European Hotel at 124 Baltimore Street.
Catonsville home advertisement

Catonsville Home for $57 Monthly Payments

This is an ad that we dug up in The Baltimore Sun from January 7th, 1951.

Towson Ranch Home for $19,800

Here's an advertisement that we found in The Baltimore Sun, printed on January 7th, 1951. Source: Baltimore Sun