O’ Say Can You See the History of Baltimore, MD
Appreciate America’s history with a trip to Baltimore.
It’s no secret that a visit to Baltimore allows you to experience centuries of American history. The city played a crucial role in the War of 1812 when soldiers, stationed at Fort McHenry, successfully held off a British attack on Baltimore. That victory for Baltimore was commemorated in a poem by Francis Scott Key that is now our national anthem. There’s so much to discover in Baltimore for history enthusiasts including the last all-sail Civil War ship still afloat in the United States; the birthplace of American railroads; architectural masterpieces; religious shrines; and much more. Learn how Baltimore’s waterfront location contributed to its significant role in early American Warfare. A history loving traveler will have a great time visiting Baltimore.
Fort McHenry National Monument
Edgar Allan Poe House
Historic Ships of Baltimore
The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum
For more information on a historical vacation to Baltimore head to www.baltimore.org
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