Baltimore’s importance as the commercial heart of the Chesapeake region wasn’t the only reason the British wanted to capture the city in 1814. They also wanted to stifle Fell’s Point---the home port for many of the privateers that preyed on British . . . — — Map (db m79711) WM
Public and private documents show this lot owned by Wm Fell & sold to Thomas Usher in 1789. The present front section of four rooms was built in 1792. The condition now began as a complete renovation in 1986. Now complete. — — Map (db m145480) HM
For the past 300 years, wharfs have jutted into Baltimore harbor, and been home to commercial and residential buildings. What is known today as Chase’s Wharf, where you are standing, had long been a bustling site with one and two-story frame and . . . — — Map (db m103331) HM
At this location, then known as the Union Hotel, a group of some 90 state licensed bay pilots met in the hotel lobby to form the Association of Maryland Pilots. Captain Henry Vaughan was elected as their first president. Several rooms of the second . . . — — Map (db m109877) HM
In the early 1780s Ann Bond Fell Giles laid out for development the area called Fell's Point, just south of the existing Fell's Prospect community. Development was in part to provide housing needed to meet the demands of the growing maritime . . . — — Map (db m109369) HM
A colonial maritime community established 1726 by William Fell, shipbuilder of Lancashire, England. In this area were built more than six hundred ships from the colonial era through the Civil War. Birthplace of the U.S. Frigate “Constellation” and . . . — — Map (db m2517) HM
Baltimore's Original Deep Water PortFeisty, independent Fells Point was annexed by Baltimore in 1773. Despite the loss of its political independence, it has stayed true to its working class, maritime roots. Today, . . . — — Map (db m168840) HM
Welcome-The Living Classrooms Foundation is a non-profit organization, operates for the benefit of the community at large, providing hands-on education and job skills training to students from diverse backgrounds, with a special emphasis on serving . . . — — Map (db m168864) HM
Frederick Douglass was born into American slavery on Maryland's Eastern Shore in February 1818.
In March 1826, Douglass, a slave child, was sent to live in the Hugh Auld household at this location, from 1826-1831.
Douglass periodically resided . . . — — Map (db m2603) HM
"Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are those who want crops without plowing up the ground - they want rain without thunder and lightning." - Frederick Douglass
Born in February, 1818, on Maryland's Eastern Shore, . . . — — Map (db m7562) HM
Frederick Douglass is one of the best-known Americans of the 19th century. Schools, churches and other community buildings across the United States have been named after him. Known for bravery, vision and insightfulness, Douglas fought for the . . . — — Map (db m168908) HM
In memory of
Maryland 1723 from Lancaster, England. Acquired land, Jonestown. Later part of Baltimore Town. Importer, died 1743.
Brother of Edward. Maryland 1730. Married Sarah Bond 1732. Acquired thousand . . . — — Map (db m145477) HM
This property was once known as City Dock, which was built in the early 1830s and used by ship and rail merchants. Living Classrooms Foundation, in partnership with Baltimore City, began to revitalize what is now the Living Classrooms East Harbor . . . — — Map (db m145577) HM
Baltimore artist Loring Cornish, known for his colorful mosaics and personality, moving to California
Artist Loring Cornish, whose glass and found-object mosaics have beautified homes on Eutaw Street, a former . . . — — Map (db m118456) HM
The National Brewing Company of Baltimore, MD first introduced the National Bohemian brand as we know it today in January, 1934. Often referred to as Natty Boh, the brand has been in continuous production ever since. Mr. Boh, the mustachioed, . . . — — Map (db m109879) HM
With its eye located just south of the Chesapeake Bay, Isabel's high winds and tidal surge caused widespread flooding, property damage and power outages from North Carolina to New York.
Downgraded to a tropical storm by the time it hit the . . . — — Map (db m6454) HM
On September 22 of 2007 record store owners from all over the USA gathered here in Fell's Point to create Record Store Day.
It is now the world's largest music event.
"Record stores can't save your life. But they can give you a . . . — — Map (db m114574) HM
Coming to Maryland in 1868, the first major influx of Poles settled at Fells Point where, at 223 S. Bond Street beginning in 1877, they conducted their religious services. Under Rev. Peter Koncz (1839-1886), they organized the Parish of St. . . . — — Map (db m6456) HM
A national heritage site, the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park celebrates African-American who worked on Baltimore’s maritime trades in the 1800s. It also tells the stories of Frederick Douglass and Isaac Myers, who worked as chandlers . . . — — Map (db m102951) HM
A “nest of pirates”—that’s what the British admiralty once dubbed Baltimore’s historic Fell’s Point, then one of the most important shipbuilding centers in the nation and the home port of courageous privateers who sailed speed . . . — — Map (db m61039) HM
Michael Hankin's Vision
Baltimore is a better place thanks to Mike Hankin, a strong business and civic leader and fervent environmentalist. The environment he loves most is the Baltimore Harbor.
In 2005, he led the creation of the . . . — — Map (db m113110) HM
During the early 1800s, shipyards dotted Baltimore’s Harbor. Many of them drew vessels in need of repair from waters up and down the Atlantic coast. Repairs ranged from minor sail mendings to complicated restorative hull work rendered by skilled . . . — — Map (db m103411) HM
Built in 1765 by a young Fell's Point merchant, this House is Baltimore's oldest surviving urban residence. The furnishings in the parlor are the Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1973-1976 United States of America . . . — — Map (db m6457) HM
During the War of 1812 the young United States was embroiled in conflict with Great Britain. From 1812 to 1815 Americans fought to protect their rights and economic independence. They faced superior enemy forces on the homefront and the high . . . — — Map (db m79710) HM