August 24, 2019
This great old map shows the city of Baltimore in 1894.
September 1, 2019
Okay, this isn’t from an airplane obviously, given the date, but it’s a beautiful view of Annapolis towards the water and Eastport from 1896. I’m assuming this is a view from the Capitol, but...
June 8, 2015
We love digging up old maps like this Sanborn Map from 1891 showing St. Michaels. Click on each for a larger, more detailed version. Source: Library of Congress
May 18, 2015
This was a story idea sent to us about two years ago by Dave, and we’re just now getting to it. It’s also a pretty unbelievable story, so get ready to wow your friends...
April 22, 2015
This photo shows the deciding game of the 1897 National League season with the Boston Beaneaters taking the pennant from the Baltimore Orioles, in Baltimore at Union Park (also known as Oriole Park III)....
March 12, 2014
The Orioles and baseball go back a long way with the city of Baltimore. Before the current O’s arrived in 1954, there were earlier teams of the same name. We came across an interesting...
August 31, 2019
Source: U.S. National Archives This is a great old photo that we found on the National Archives’ site. It shows the old C.H. Pearson & Company cannery around 1890.
August 31, 2019
Here’s a photo that we dug up at the Library of Congress showing some fruits and vegetables being sold at the market. If you look closely enough, you’ll see potatoes, lettuce, tomatoes, and apples....
September 23, 2013
Need a carriage from a local Baltimore dealer? Here’s an ad you would have seen in the Baltimore Sun on December 22nd, 1890.