Tag: 1870s

1872 Pier at Locust Point Terminus

Incredible 1872 photo of the Atlantic terminus for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Baltimore’s Camden Station in 1872

Old photo of Baltimore's Camden Station in 1872. Incredible details in a high quality image.

Baltimore Harbor Viewed From Federal Hill in 1872

Incredible old photograph showing Baltimore Harbor from Federal Hill in 1872. You're going to find the details fascinating.

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.
Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Copyright ... Spofford & Hughes, New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. " ... sketched in pencil ... in the Fall of 1911." map 43 x 77 cm.

Bird’s Eye View of Baltimore in 1870

What a beautiful old image of Baltimore. We dug this one up at the Library of Congress. 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

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.
1877 map of Johns Hopkins Hospital

1877 Detailed Plan of Johns Hopkins Hospital

Here's a cool old map from 1877 showing the layout of Johns Hopkins Hospital. So cool. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
1877 map of Anne Arundel County

1877 Map of Anne Arundel County

Here's a cool old map of part of Anne Arundel County from 1877. Source: Library of Congress
runaway slave notice - July 3rd, 1858

$200 Reward for Runaway Slave Lewis Edwards

There are so many notices like this in the newspapers back before the Civil War. The notice below is from the Baltimore Sun, printed on...
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:...
1872 National Democratic Convention ticket

Ticket for the 1872 National Democratic Convention

This is really cool. It's an old ticket for the 1872 National Democratic Convention in Baltimore.