Day Trips, Overnight Excursions, and Weekend Getaways

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Baltimore’s unique location makes it a great starting point for exploring nearby attractions. Located nearby are hundreds of destinations that can be experienced in a day, weekend, or week-long excursion. Local and regional destinations include small towns, resort communities, beaches, … Continued

Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy (2020)

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In late June, crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin deployed the Francis Scott Key memorial buoy on the Patapsco River. The specially designed star-spangled buoy marks the approximate location where Francis Scott Key wrote The country’s National Anthem while … Continued

Fells Point Privateer Festival 2020

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16th Annual Fells Point Privateer FestivalSaturday, April 18th 2020 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.July 25, 2020Fells Point, Baltimore NOTE:The Privateer Festival has been postponed from April 18, 2020 to July 25, 2020. The 16th annual Privateer Festival celebrates Fells Point’s … Continued

SS John W Brown Liberty Ship Fairfield Shipyard Relocation

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In late 2019, Project Liberty Ship Inc., owner and operator of the World War II museum ship SS JOHN W. BROWN, and Maritime Applied Physics Corp. (MAPC) announced an $18 million plan to revitalize a portion of the former Bethlehem … Continued

Baltimore Heritage Historic Preservation Grant 2020

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The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) recently announced FY 2020 Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grant Program recipients. Among the 2020 grants is a project in Baltimore: Baltimore Heritage, Inc. – City of Baltimore ($21,200 grant awarded) This project involves conducting a survey … Continued