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Baltimore


250 West Pratt Street in Baltimore, Maryland:
250 West Pratt Street in Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland. As of the 2000 census, its population was 641,943. The city is home to an important sea port, and historically was a center of manufacturing and industry as well. While the sea port remains important, industry has gone into relative decline, and today Baltimore's economy is more orientated towards the service sector.

Attractions in Baltimore include:

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Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Maryland:
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Maryland


Baltimore Facts


Here is some more information about Baltimore:
  • The principal airport serving Baltimore is Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

  • Professional sports teams in Baltimore include the American football team, the Baltimore Ravens, and the Major League Baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles.

  • Perhaps the most famous educational institution in Baltimore is John Hopkins University, which is a private institution of higher learning, which was founded in 1876 and was the first American research university.

  • Some of the major companies headquartered in Baltimore include Black & Decker (in the suburb of Towson), Constellation Energy and Grace Chemicals (in the suburb of Columbia).

  • During the 19th century, Baltimore was the second largest port for immigrants to the United States, after New York City.

  • In 1996, Baltimore became the first American city to adopt 311 as a non-emergency "hot line" telephone number, leaving 911 reserved only for genuine emergencies. The scheme has been highly successful, and, as a result, has been widely emulated by other American cities.

  • Baltimore's nicknames include "America's Comeback City", "Bodymore, Murdaland", "Charm City", "The City of Firsts", "The City That Reads", "Crab Cake Capital of the World", "Harm City", "Mobtown", "Monument City", and "The Greatest City in America".

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Books About Baltimore


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111 Places in Baltimore That You Must Not Miss (111 Places in .... That You Must Not Miss)

By Allison Robicelli

EMONS PUBLISHERS
Released: 2017-10-12
Paperback (240 pages)

111 Places in Baltimore That You Must Not Miss (111 Places in .... That You Must Not Miss)
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  • The ultimate insider's guide to Baltimore, fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
  • Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 170 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide

  • Appeals to both the local market (nearly 3 million people call Baltimore home) and the tourist market nearly 25 million people visit Baltimore every year!)

There is possibly no city in the United States as misunderstood as Baltimore, and yet there are few that can match it in majesty. One of the oldest Great Cities of America, Baltimore is profoundly rich in history and culture. But its character is not only derived from its past: Charm City's present and future belong to the thousands of artists and innovators who call it home. Baltimore is full of adventure and surprises. You'll visit the site of one of the most notorious scenes in cinematic history, and a candy shop that birthed a legendary R&B group. You'll hear music performed by future classical music stars, grab a bite at the last old-fashioned Polish smokehouse on the East Coast, and spend a day on a street art scavenger hunt. You will find 111 hidden places in Baltimore, whether it is your first time visiting or your 20th time, and even if you have been here for a lifetime. The city is yours to discover.

Walking Baltimore: An Insider's Guide to 33 Historic Neighborhoods, Waterfront Districts, and Hidden Treasures in Charm City

By Evan Balkan

Evan Balkan
Paperback (256 pages)

Walking Baltimore: An Insider s Guide to 33 Historic Neighborhoods, Waterfront Districts, and Hidden Treasures in Charm City
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  • Walking Baltimore An Insider s Guide to 33 Historic Neighborhoods Waterfront Districts and Hidden Treasures in Charm City
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Walking Baltimore includes Charm City's well-known neighborhoods -- Downtown, the Inner Harbor, Mount Vernon, and Fells Point. But in the voice of its insider author, the book also covers lesser-known and far-flung corners, revealing what makes Baltimore such a wonderful and fascinating destination and hometown. Full of little-known facts and trivia, this book shows how and why Baltimore was an essential player in the country's early history and continues to be influential today. Here is a city almost unparalleled in American history and it lives up to its modern reputation as a quirky, come-as-you-are and be-what-you'll-be place. The zany Baltimore-based film director John Waters (of Hairspray fame) summed it up best when he said, "It's as if every freak in the South was headed to New York City, ran out of gas in Baltimore, and decided to stay."

Explorer's Guide Baltimore, Annapolis & The Chesapeake Bay: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)

By Allison Blake

Brand: Countryman Press
Paperback (320 pages)

Explorer s Guide Baltimore, Annapolis & The Chesapeake Bay: A Great Destination (Explorer s Great Destinations)
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The definitive book on the Chesapeake Bay, with a new focus on Baltimore, Annapolis, and Maryland's portion of the Bay area!

Once again, travel writer and longtime maryland resident Allison Blake surveys the Chesapeake Bay area and its distinctive lodgings, aquatic adventures, and tucked-away towns. In Explorer's Guide Baltimore, Annapolis & The Chesapeake Bay: A Great Destination, the new version of her well-loved guidebook The Chesapeake Bay Book, Blake has also thoroughly explored from Baltimore (the colorful old port city that anchors the northern end of the Bay), to Maryland's 300-year old capital, Annapolis (known as America's Sailing Capital), south to the Potomac River and the Eastern Shore and onto the Virginia border. This is Maryland's Chesapeake Bay plus iconic Tangier Island, located in Virginia. This expansive guide will give visitors and residents alike all the information they need to fully explore and enjoy the thousands of miles of shoreline, the towns and cities, and the adjoining countryside of this lovely and historically significant area.

Whether you're interested in urban or outdoors adventures, oysters in a chic bistro of famous Maryland blue crabs on a paper-covered picnic table, pursuits like hiking, biking, boating, museum-hopping, or relaxing on a beach, Maryland's Chesapeake Bay has everything you're looking for.

As in every Explorer's Great Destinations title, you’ll find helpful information for lodging, dining, shopping, transportation, recreational activities, and special events. The focused and very helpful "If Time Is Short" advice, historical notes, and many maps and photographs make this an indispensable guide. Use it to help you discover all the Chesapeake region has to offer. Includes: history, lodging, dining, culture, recreation, shopping, transportation and more! Previous editions of this guide were published under the title The Chesapeake Bay Book. 100 black-and-white photographs and maps

Moon Maryland: Including Washington DC (Travel Guide)

By Michaela Riva Gaaserud

Gaaserud Michaela Riva
Released: 2017-05-30
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Moon Maryland: Including Washington DC (Travel Guide)
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  • Moon Maryland Including Washington DC Travel Guide
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Discover Maryland with Moon Travel Guides!

Explore the rustic beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, experience Baltimore's unique urban vibe, and uncover a slice of classic Americana with Moon Maryland.

What you'll find in Moon Maryland:

  • Strategic itineraries for any budget and timeline, ranging from weekend trips to Washington DC and Baltimore, to five days on the Eastern Shore
  • Detailed maps and handy reference photos throughout
  • Curated advice for history buffs, foodies, beach-goers, outdoor adventurers, and more
  • Must-see attractions and off-beat ideas for making the most of your trip: Explore Baltimore's world-class museums, check out the National Aquarium, or wander the bustling Inner Harbor. Browse the trendy boutiques in historic Annapolis and unwind with a craft beer as the boats sway in the harbor. Visit the U.S. Naval Academy, or hear the stories behind Revolutionary War battlefields and Civil War landmarks. Hike verdant trails, go rock climbing on Sugarloaf Mountain, or try your hand at sailing. Relax on a quiet beach, spot wild ponies roaming freely, and crack claws at an authentic crab shack
  • Honest advice from Maryland expert Michaela Riva Gaaserud on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from luxury hotels and historic inns to beach campgrounds
  • Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, traveling with pets, and travelers with disabilities
  • Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, and history
With Moon's local insight, diverse activities, and expert tips on experiencing the best of Maryland, you can plan your trip your way!

Exploring more of the Mid-Atlantic? Try Moon Virginia & Maryland. For more beach adventures, try Moon Coastal Carolinas.

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Maryland (Images of Rail)

By David Shackelford

Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2014-04-21
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The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Maryland (Images of Rail)
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Incorporated in 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) was one of America’s first railroads, and Maryland was its heart and soul. The B&O’s creation was a tangible symbol of the Industrial Revolution, representing commerce and progress to towns along its route. Its headquarters and operations, centered in Baltimore, provided years of economic growth for the port city. This book contains images of well-known stations in Maryland, including Ellicott City Station, Gaithersburg Station, Camden Station, and the Mount Clare Shops―a self-contained industrial city, now home to the B&O Railroad Museum. Some stations still exist and are home to small museums or restaurants; others no longer stand, but images of them will remind even the casual historian of a time when railroads were a part of everyday life in America. Take a step back in time and revisit the sites, stations, and trains of the B&O that were once part of everyday life in Maryland and remember the glory of a bygone era.

Rand McNally Folded Map: Washington, D.C. & Baltimore (Regional Map)

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Rand McNally's folded map for Washington, D.C. is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around the Washington, D.C. area, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years.
Folded map features:
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Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, downtown & vicinity maps
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Convenient folded size
Major Street Index

Additional features:
Enlargements of Annapolis downtown
Baltimore downtown
Bethesda downtown
Frederick downtown
Old Town Alexandria
Tysons Corner/Vienna
Washington downtown

Coverage Area

Communities Included: Alexandria, VA, Annapolis, MD, Bowie, MD, Collge Park, MD, Fairfax, VA, Frederick, MD, Gaithersburg, MD, Leesburg, VA, Rockville, MD, Vienna, VA, Washington Dulles Int'l Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington Nat'l Airport, Baltimore-Wash

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Rand Mcnally Folded Map: Baltimore Street Map

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Rand Mcnally Folded Map: Baltimore Street Map
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Rand McNally's folded map for Baltimore is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around this part of Maryland, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years.

Regularly updated
Full-color maps
Clearly labeled Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways
Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, schools, shopping malls, and vicinity maps
Enlargements of downtown
Easy-to-use legend
Detailed & full street index
Convenient folded size
© 2013

Communities Included: Brooklyn Park, Carney, Catonsville, Elkridge, Fernale, Hampton, Lansdowne, Linthicum, Lochearn, Lutherville, Parkville, Pikesville, Ruxton, Towson, Woodlawn

Best Easy Day Hikes Baltimore (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

By Heather Connellee

Falcon Guides
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Best Easy Day Hikes Baltimore (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)
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Best Easy Day Hikes Baltimore includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Baltimore: Including Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford, and Howard Counties

By Evan L. Balkan

MENASHA RIDGE PRESS
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Baltimore: Including Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford, and Howard Counties
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Whether hiking within the city or out in the rural Carroll and northwest counties, this guide provides hikers with expertly drawn trail maps and profiles. Included are hikes in the major state parks and reservoirs and six surrounding counties, covering beaches, forests, and the Chesapeake Bay.

100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

By Dan Connolly

Triumph Books
Released: 2015-04-01
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100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know)
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This guide to all things Baltimore Oriole covers the team's history as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, including the incredible legacy of Cal Ripken, Jr., memories from Memorial Stadium, and how singing "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" during the seventh-inning stretch has become a fan-favorite tradition. Author Dan Connolly has collected every essential piece of Orioles knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, providing an entertaining and enlightening read for any Oriole fan. 


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