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Baltimore in the 1830s

Historic American Buildings Survey E. H. Pickering, Photographer June 1936 VIEW FROM NORTHEAST - Waterloo Row, 606-628 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Images of Waterloo Row in 1830s and 1930s

Check out these great images from the Library of Congress. The first one is a painting from the 1830s, and the second, a photograph of the same area in the 1930s.

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 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.
Baltimore in 1837

What Baltimore Looked Like in 1837

This is pretty cool. It’s a drawing that we dug up at the Library of Congress, showing Baltimore as it looked back in 1837. Source: Library of Congress
Black and White lithograph after William James Bennett Dimensions: 16 ” x 24″ Maker: unrecorded example attributed to William James Bennett (1787 – 1844) Date: Ca.1831

A Mysterious Cavern Appears on Federal Hill

Source: Christopher H. Jones Check out this interesting article that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun. The piece was written on March 3rd, 1838. Mysterious Cavern–Walking a few days ago near Federal Hill...