Baltimore in the 1870s

1870 Photograph of Baltimore Harbor

This is one of the best old photos we’ve come across. Click on it for an incredibly detailed image. It’s just stunning. Source: Library of Congress

Historic American Buildings Survey, From an old photo, DISTANT VIEW (Left to right, Church at Calvert and Pleasant Streets and First Unitarian Church, Charles and Franklin Streets) - Washington Monument, Mount Vernon Place & Washington, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Baltimore Skyline in the 1870s

Here’s a photo which appears to be from some time in the 19th century. Source: Library of Congress Here’s another great city skyline shot from 1912.

1873 Map of Baltimore and Suburbs

We found this great map in the Johns Hopkins digital collection. It’s F. Klemm’s 1873 map of Baltimore and suburbs. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library

Map of Proposed 1872 Extension of Baltimore City Limits

What a terrific old map. We have struck a gold mine of excellent cartographic material with the Johns Hopkins digital collection. This one shows Baltimore in 1872. Click on it for a much larger, detailed version. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan...