Baltimore Off The Beaten Path

  • 1957 - celebrating 150 years of Medical Education
    1957 - celebrating 150 years of Medical...
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  • My photo Taken from the car 2004
    My photo Taken from the car 2004
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  • Taken from a car on Greene Street c 1959
    Taken from a car on Greene Street c 1959
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Baltimore

  • 1. Architecture

    The old Morris Mechanic Theater in Baltimore is now a vacant building. Built in 1967 it housed traveling theater productions in Baltimore for almost 30 years. Called by many the ugliest building in...

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  • 2. Davidge Hall

    My dad, who was a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Maryland Medical School, was very proud of Davidge Hall because it was the oldest building for medical education still in use. He took a lot...

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  • 3. Shot Tower

    Over 234 feet high, the Shot Tower was the tallest structure in the United States until after the Civil War when the Washington Monument in D.C. was finished. They needed the height because molten...

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  • 4. Poe Sites

    In 1950, my parents moved us from Roland Park to Towson and had some renovations done on the new house. The contractor had been doing some work at this church. Standing in front of the church, a stone...

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  • 5. Federal Hill

    Federal Hill is a neighborhood primarily of brick, late 19th Century homes. It overlooks the Inner Harbor. The first picture is one I found hanging in my mom's house which purports to be of the view...

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  • 6. Bromo-Seltzer Tower

    From 1911 to 1923 the Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower, standing 289 feet, was the tallest building in Baltimore. It is said the architect was inspired by the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy, though in...

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  • 7. OFF TRACK ART

    I am a founding member of an artists' co-op; our gallery is about 40 minutes outside of Baltimore. We opened in February 2009 and feature photography, jewelry,...

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  • 8. Babe Ruth Birthplace and Orioles Museum

    I visited the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Orioles Museum as a student, probably way back in 1993 or 1994. George Herman "Babe" Ruth was born February 6, 1895 at...

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  • 9. Pinball Museum

    It is located in the PowerPlant area. Its called a museum because they have a wide range of machines but it really is more of an arcade. They let you play for...

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  • 10. Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse

    The Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse is a beautiful red screw pile lighthouse which was at the end of Bodkin Creek, near the Patapsco River. Screw pile lighthouses...

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  • 11. Battle Of Baltimore

    This city has some very beautiful monument. This one is dedicated to thirty-nine men who died in the Battle of Baltimore, when the British were defeated at...

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  • 12. National Cryptologic Museum

    The National Cryptologic Museum tells the fascinating story of cryptology--the science of codes and codebreaking. This ancient discipline has always played a...

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  • 13. NSA's National Cryptologic Museum

    The museum just opened in 1993 and houses a wide variety of cryptographic gear used to keep the government's communications secure. 50,000 people visit the...

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  • 14. Baltimore Zoo

    The Baltimore Zoo is a great place to visit, and the only reason I listed it as "off the beaten path" is because you will need to take some form of...

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  • 15. Holy Rosary Church

    This Polish Catholic Church at the southwest corner of Bank and Chester Streets in Upper Fells Point was constructed between 1927-28. The parish had its origins...

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  • 16. Sherwood Gardens

    One of the things we did in the spring was go to Sherwood Gardens and see the tulips. That was also one of the things my dad liked to photograph. The gardens...

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  • 17. Small Conservatory

    If you are in the area of the zoo/Druid Hill Park be sure to stop in and see the Rawlings Conservatory. Built in the 1800's, this conservatory is bigger than it...

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  • 18. St. John's Church, Huntingdon

    This charming Victorian complex sits on a slight rise in Northeast Baltimore. The area can be dicey. The complex consists of church, rectory, cemetery, and...

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  • 19. Eastern Avenue Pumping Station - A Museum You Say?

    Once the giggling stops. It was built in 1912 and designed by Henry Brauns. It's purpose was to pump wastewater from a lower elevation to a higher elevation so...

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  • 20. Battle Monument

    Baltimore's Battle Monument was built in 1815-25 in commemoration of the Battle of Baltimore, one of the deciding engagements of the War of 1812, and the...

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  • 21. Mt Vernon Place United Methodist Church

    Built in 1872 in Victorian Gothic style. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this church is that it was built on the site of a mansion once owned by the...

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  • 22. Washington Monument

    This Washington Monument in downtown Baltimore was built from 1815 to 1829, making it the first monument in the entire country dedicated to our First President....

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  • 23. Baltimore Basilica

    The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was constructed in 1806–1821, making it America's first Roman Catholic...

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  • 24. Major General Marquis de Lafayett Monument

    Major General Marquis de Lafayett served loyally under his commander George Washington.On this monument is inscribed:La Fayette, immortal because a...

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  • 25. Inner Harbor Falls

    This lovely falls is at the entrance of the Inner Harbor at the corner on Light Street & E Pratt. Street. It attracted me right away, because you can walk...

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