Historical Markers in
Baltimore County, Maryland

1017 - 1021 East Baltimore Street 1023 East Baltimore Street 1029 East Baltimore Street 110 East Montgomery Street 117 East Montgomery Street 119 East Montgomery Street 120 East Montgomery Street 122 South Patterson Park Avenue 123 East Montgomery Street 125 East Montgomery Street 128 East Churchill Street 128 East Montgomery Street 130 East Montgomery Street 1537 Lancaster Street 1600 Shakespeare Street 1602 Lancaster Street 1602 Shakespeare Street 1609 Shakespeare Street 1621 Lancaster Street 1625 Shakespeare Street 1627 Shakespeare Street 1628 Shakespeare Street 1630 Shakespeare Street 1632 Shakespeare Street 1633 Lancaster Street 1723 Lancaster Street 1729 Lancaster Street 1781 Friends Meeting House 1814 Enlisted Men's Barracks, No 2 1917 – 1918 20th Anniversary 212 Warren Avenue 215 East Montgomery Street 217 East Churchill Street 222 East Churchill Street 223 East Montgomery Street 226 Warren Avenue 240 High Street 29th Division Association 2nd Marine Division Association 3rd Marine Division Association Memorial 6-Mile Marker on the National Road 708 South Bond Street 713 South Bethel Street 715 South Bethel Street 719 South Ann Street 721 South Durham Street 722 South Regester Street 728 South Bond Street 732 South Ann Street 8-10 Montgomery Street 800-810 Cathedral Street Row Houses 810 William Street 811 William Street 813 South Bond Street 817 South Bond Street 819 William Street 823 South Bond Street 828 South Bond Street 833 William Street 9 East Montgomery Street 9 North Front Street 9/11 Memorial Garden 931 Fell Street A Beloved General A Celebration of Memories A Civil Rights Milestone A Dirty Shame A Firefighters’ Memorial A Heavy Price A History of Firsts in Baltimore A Huey P. Newton Story A La Memorie D’Edgar Allan Poe A Memorial Rose Garden A Mighty Purpose A Monument to the Memory of Edgar Allan Poe A Mother’s Grief A Name Before a Place A National Cemetery System A Neighborhood Goes to Market A Pivotal Battle A Place For Progress A Romance with Nature: The Falling Garden A Rural Vacation Spot A Sense of Sanctuary A Slave Village A Star Spangled Centennial A Swashbuckling Merchant A Tribute to Our Unsung Heroes A Vast Hospital Once Stood Here A7 Corsair II Attack Bomber Abisado About This Fountain… Acquiring Fame: Mount Vernon Celebrities Address by President Lincoln Address by President Lincoln Admiral Guillermo Brown Advancing Education and Animal Welfare Adventure Begins at the Bay's Front Door African American Politicians African Savannah Elephant Alexandroffsky Allegiance by Force American Gun American Legion Federal Post No. 19 Among Family: Poe’s Original Burial Place Among the Illustrious Men An 18th-Century Burying Ground An Active Port for 300 Years An All-American Bird An Old Mill Stream Anne Morris Owings Another Day on Duty… 1814 April D. Ryan Aquila Randall Monument Archaeological Remains Archibald Coleman Rogers, FAIA Armistead Army "Sailors," Navy "Soldiers" Asbury House Association of Maryland Pilots At Patapsco Neck Avalon Avian Malaria: A Problem with a Pioneering Solution B&O No. 908 B&O Railroad Museum B. Robinson 5 Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum Babe’s Dream Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Baltimore & Susquehanna Railroad Marble Track Bed Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Marble Track Bed Baltimore Arts Tower Baltimore Chamber of Commerce Baltimore City Courthouse Baltimore City Fire Department Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Baltimore County Courthouse Baltimore County Courthouse Baltimore Equitable Society Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Building Baltimore Immigration History Baltimore Infirmary Baltimore National Cemetery Baltimore Police Department Baltimore Public Works Museum Baltimore Regional Trail Baltimore Regional Trail Baltimore Regional Trail Baltimore Riot Trail Baltimore Riot Trail Baltimore Riot Trail Baltimore Riot Trail Baltimore Riot Trail Baltimore Riot Trail Baltimore Slave Trade Baltimore Turns the Tide Baltimore's Great Fire Baltimore's Holocaust Memorial Baltimore’s Maritime Heritage Baltimore’s Maritime Heritage Baltimore’s Part in Saving the Bay Banneker's Cabin Banneker's Orchard Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Battery Clagett Battery Nicholson Battle Acre Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Battle of North Point Be A Part of Something Bigger Than A New Space: Baltimore History Beach Beehler Umbrella Factory Behind the Big House Believe it or Not Bell UH-IM "Huey" Gunship Benjamin Banneker Benjamin Banneker Bentley Springs Berea Temple of Seventh Day Adventists Bernard von Kapff Bethel A.M.E. Church Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Crane Bethlehem Steel Whirley Crane, 1942 Billie Holiday Monument. Bombproofs Bon Secours Hospital Boundary Lines of Baltimore Town Breaking Boundaries: Reverence, Renovation, and Rock and Roll Breaking the Back of Segregation Brewer’s Park Bridging Gwynns Falls Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Bringing Trade to Baltimore British Bomb British Gun 5" Brooklandwood Plantation Brooklyn-Curtis Bay Veterans Brown’s Arcade Bruce Crockett Building a City and a Nation: At the Crossroads Building America's First Railroad Building Atop the Burying Ground Building Community Organizations Building High Society: Captains of Commerce Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers Buy Where You Can Work Campaign & Higher Education B'nai Israel Synagogue C-45H Beech Twin Model 18 Cal Ripken, Sr. Camp Carroll Camp Carroll Camp Chapel Camp Holabird Canton House Captain Charles Ridgely Captain Francis Hancock Caretaker House Carnegie Hall Carriage House Carroll Hunting Lodge Carroll Mansion Carroll Park Carroll Park at the Golf Course Carrollton Viaduct Cast-Iron Façade Castle Thunder Catonsville Catonsville Catonsville Nine Catonsville Veterans Memorial Caulkers' Houses Cecil B. Demented Cecilius Calvert Celebrating Culture: The Heart of the City / Contributing to Society: Baltimore's Best Address Chamber of Commerce Building Chapel Chapel of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple Chapin A. Harris Charles Center & One Charles Center Charles H. Dorsey, Jr. Cherry Hill Chimney Corner Building Christine Ladd-Franklin, Ph.D. Church Home and Hospital Church Home and Hospital Cistern Cistern and Well City Center City Hall Civil War Guardhouse Civil War Magazine Clarence and Parren Mitchell Clover Hill Clynmalira Colonel Benjamin Fowler Colonel Charles Marshall Colonel George Armistead Colonel James McHenry Colonel William M. McDonald Colonel William Norris Commanding Officer’s Quarters Commodore Joshua Barney Community Growth and Faith Community Public Library Confederate Soldiers Memorial Continental Trust Building Contributing to Society: Baltimore's Best Address Cookie's Fortune Corn Culture Cornerstone from Wesley Chapel Courting Justice Cox's Point Park Crafting a Legacy Craig Law Building Creating an African American Neighborhood Creating an American Culture: The Golden Age of Baltimore Crimea Crimea Estate Crimea Mansion Cry-Baby CSX Corporation Curt Richter, Ph. D. / Gary Moore Daniel Coit Gilman Daniel Coit Gilman Davidge Hall Dawn's Early Light Decker Quadrangle Dedicated to All Men and Women Defenders Honored Delay Tactic Dickeyville's Historic Legacy Die Another Day Diner Direct Hits Disaster at Sea Discover Baltimore: Four Centuries of Change Discover Baltimore: The Monumental City Discover Baltimore’s Changing Skyline Discover Historic Jonestown: An Epic Story of Change Discover Holliday Street: A Stage for Culture, Politics, and Worship Discover Little Italy: A Taste of the Past Discovering the Jones Falls Diversity in a Segregated Community Divine Trash Douglas L. Frost Douglas TA 4J Skyhawk Downtown Dr. Charles W. Simmons Dr. Hiltgunt Margret Zassenhaus Dr. William V. Lockwood Dreaded Alarm Drinking Water for the Public Druid Hill Druid Hill Park Dugan-Hollins Family Vault Dundalk, Maryland Earl Carey Banks Early Civil Rights Era Early Industries Early Transportation Routes Eastern High School Monument Ebenezer AME Church Eddie Paulette Hurt Edgar Allan Poe House Edges of Earth's Crust Collided Here Edith Hamilton Educating Baltimore: Music, History and Academia Eli Siegel Elkridge Landing Ellicott Flour Mills Ellicott’s Mills Emersonian Apartments Emmanuel Episcopal Church Emory Grove Enoch Pratt Free Library Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Memorial Entering Fort McHenry … A Deadly Crossfire Entering the Automobile Age: The Horseless Revolution Epsom Chapel Ercoupe 415C Twin Seat Civilian Aircraft Ernest Stebbins, M.D. Etting Cemetery Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center Eutaw Manor Evergreen on the Falls Everyone Says I Love You Evolution of Fort McHenry Exercising Freedom: Overcoming Racial and Religious Boundaries Exodus 1947: "The ship That Launched a Nation" Expanding the American Intellect: Icons and Iconoclasts Experimental Carriages F-105G Thunderchief Wild Weasel F-4 Phantom, Multi-Role Fighter F. Scott Fitzgerald F100 Super Sabre Fame, Fortune and Financial Scandal Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland Family Matters Farmhouse & Slave Quarters Faust Brothers Building Federal Hill Federal Hill Federal Hill and Otterbein Fells Point Fells Point Ferdinand Clairborne Latrobe Fifth Marine Division Association Memorial Final Rest Fire Power First Annual Maryland Film Festival First Baptist Church First Baptist Church, Baltimore First Boy Scout Armory First Commercial Railroad Right-of-Way in America First Dental College First Gas Street Lamp in America First Invasion: The War of 1812 First Marine Division Association Memorial First Methodist Episcopal Church First Unitarian Church First-time Felon Fish Market Flag Flag House Florence Hochschild Austrian / Robert Austrian Florence Rena Sabin, M.D. For All Mankind Forging Freedom and Nails Fork United Methodist Church Former Glory Fort Howard Fort Howard Fort Look-Out Fort McHenry Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine Fosters "Masemore" Mill Foundation on Which to Build a Community Founder's Wall Fourth Marine Division Assoc W.W. II Frances Morton Froehlicher Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key Memorial Bridge Franklin P. Mall, M.D. Franklintown's Historic Roots Franklinville Frederick Douglas-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass Sculpture Free Eden Free State Pub Freeland Frida From Bricks and Pianos to Football Furley Hall G. Krug & Son Garrett Jacobs Mansion Garrison Forest Church Garry Moore Gas, Dredges, Beer, and Pianos Gatehouse General Casimir Pulaski General James P. S. Devereux Memorial General Robert Ross Generating Electricity from the Sun George and Betsy Sherman Hall George Herman (Babe) Ruth George W. Rayner House George Washington Bicentennial Marker Gerald W. Johnson German 170 MM. Minnewerfer Germantown Gertrude Stein Gilmor's Raid Glen Ellen Glyndon Glyndon Station Gorsuch Tavern Goucher College Goucher College Springhouse Goucher Hall Grace and St. Peter's Church Grand Army of the Republic Granite National Historic District Great Railroad Strike of 1877 Great War Greek Orthodox Cathedral Green Mount Cemetery Greenhouse Greenhouse #2 Grizzlies in Polar Bear Territory Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship, Inc. Gunpowder Copper Works Gunpowder Falls State Park Gunpowder Manor Gunpowder River Guth Memorial Gateway Gwynn Oak Park and the Civil Rights Movement Gwynnbrook State Farm No. 1 Gwynns Falls Park at Frederick Avenue Gwynns Falls Park at Wilkens Avenue Gwynns Falls Park at Windsor Mill Road Gwynns Falls Trail Gwynns Falls Trail Gwynns Falls Trail Gwynns Falls Trail Gwynns Falls Trail Gwynns Falls Valley H. Irvine Keyser H. L. Mencken House Hackerman House Hairspray Hampton Hampton: An American Story Hampton: An American Story Hannah More Academy Hans Froehlicher, Jr. Hard Travel Harriet Tubman Grove Harry Dorsey Gough Harry Dorsey Gough Harry Gilmor Monument Harry O. Wilson House Hayfields He Said, She Said Help from the Zoo Henry August Rowland House Henry G. Parks, Jr. Henry Highland Garnet Park Henry Highland Garnett School Her Alibi Heritage of Courage…The Society of the War of 1812 Hilton Historic Canton Historic Canton Historic Canton Historic Ships in Baltimore Historic Woodberry History of The Greenspring Quarry Hitting Home Hodgepodge Lodge for a New Generation Hoffman Paper Mills Holmes Hall Holocaust Memorial Holy Cross World War II Memorial Home for the Holidays Home of Edward Johnson Home of the Brave Hometown Hero Homewood Homewood Homewood Homewood Privy, c. 1801 Homicide Honor Roll Honor Roll Honor Roll Howard A. Kelly, M.D. Hugh Lennox Bond Hull of the Gov. R.M. McLane Hunt’s Church Ice Cream in July In Bad Taste In Everlasting Recognition of Ann Shirley Doda and Victor P. Doda, Sr. In Full Glory In Full Glory Reflected In Honor of Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice In Loving Memory In Memorial In Memoriam In Memory of Dr. Lillie May Jackson In Memory of Edward Fell / William Fell / Colonel Edward Fell / William Fell In Memory of Harvey J. Burns, Jr. In Memory of Mary Young Pickersgill In Memory of Our Comrades In Memory of William Maxwell Wood, MD In This Building From 1992 - 1999 Indian Rock Infusing Style and Sophistication: The Influence of Maximilian Godefroy Inner Harbor Lofts Inspired Words Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Irish Railroad Workers Shrine Iron Builds America Irvington Ishmael Day’s House J. Howard Payne (1887-1960) House Jacob Epstein Jacob J. Abel, M.D. James Cardinal Gibbons James Cardinal Gibbons Monument James L. (Jim) Caskey, Jr. James McHenry James McHenry, M.D. Janet and Walter Sondheim Hall Jean Hepner 1924 - 2014 Jesse Lazear, M.D. Jewish Armed Forces Memorial Joe Gans and the Goldfield Hotel John and Margaret Reister John Eager Howard John McDonogh John Smith Explores Patapsco John Smith Explores the Chesapeake John Waters' Pecker Johnny Unitas Jones Falls Watershed José Martí Joseph Beuys Tree Partnership Joseph Beuys Tree Partnership Joseph Gans Joseph H. Lockerman and the Coppin Normal School Joshua Johnson Katyń Remembered Keeping the Faith Keswick Keyser Quadrangle King Gambrinus, 1879 Knabe Piano Factory Cupola Knettishall Korean and Viet Nam Veterans Memorial Korean War Memorial Lafayette Monument Lansdowne Christian Church Laurance Page Roberts Leadenhall Baptist Church Leakin Park at the Crimea Estate Leakin Park at Winans Meadow Leon Day Park Liberty Ship S.S. John W. Brown Lieutenant H.S. Newcomb Lieutenant John A. Webster Lieutenant John Frazier Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts Memorial Lieutenant S. Rutter Lifeboat Number 2 Lightship Chesapeake Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum Lillie May Carroll Jackson & Juanita Jackson Mitchell Lime Kiln Lion Living Classrooms Foundation Living Classrooms Foundation's East Harbor Campus Living Memorials Living with Cheetahs Living with Elephants Living with Wildlife Lloyd Street Synagogue Lloyd Street Synagogue Local Hero, National Leader Locust Point Locust Point Immigration Depot Locust Point Veterans Memorial Logan Field Loring Cornish / How Great Thou Art Loudon Park National Cemetery Love! Valour! Compassion! Lt. Owen E. Sweeney, Jr. Memorial Lucille Clifton Luther G. Smith Lutherville Historic District Lynching in America / Lynching of Howard Cooper M551A1 Sheridan AR/AAV Main Line Electrification of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) 1895 Main Reduction (Bull) Gear Segment Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A. Major General Samuel Smith Martin 404 Skyliner Mary Ann and George Mary Pickersgill Mary Rosemond and the Movement Against Destruction Maryland Building Maryland Historical Society Maryland Naval Monument Maryland Sons Monument Maryland Stadium Complex at Ostend and Warner Streets Maryland State Veterans Cemetery Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Mason and Dixon Line Mason and Dixon Mile Stone Masterpiece of the Early B&O Railroad Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr. McDonnell F-101B Voodoo McKeldin Plaza McKim Free School Meadow Mill Memorial Field at the Y Memorial to All Marylanders who lost lives to Terrorists Memorial To Edward Berge Memorial to John E. Burbage Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Memorial to Marylanders-Liberation of Kuwait Mergenthaler House Mildred Dyke Atkinson Mill No. 1 Mill No. 3 Millstone Mixed Blessings Mob Scene Montebello Monument Place Monumental Lives Morgan State University Mortars vs. Guns Morton's Rocks Mother Lange and the Oblate Sisters of Providence Mother Seton House Mount Auburn Cemetery Mount Clare Mount Clare Mount Clare Mount Clare, the Georgia Plantation Mount Royal Station Mount Royal Station Mount Royal Station Mount Vernon Cultural District Mount Vernon Cultural District Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church Mount Washington Mill Mounted Messengers Moving Up To Cathedral Hill: Three Centuries of Change Mt. Olivet Cemetery Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Mt. Washington Mill Murnaghan House My Lady's Manor My Lady's Manor My Lady’s Manor Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi National Bohemian Beer National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812 Nation's Third Oldest Zoo New Tavern Nicholas Ruxton Moore Nicholson’s Manor Norman Van Allan Reeves North Central Railroad Trail North Point North Point Battlefield North Point Beachhead North Point State Park - Sept. 12, 1814 Battlefield Northampton Furnace Notre Dame Convent Nurturing the Arts Oella Of Fords, Felles, and Falls Old Dunbar High School Old East Baltimore Old Otterbein Church Old Post Office Old Salem Church and Graveyard Old St. Paul's Oldest High School in Baltimore County On Guard On the Block On This Location On Thursday, September 18, 2003 On to Yorktown On To Yorktown On to Yorktown Oranges in January Orchard Orchard Street Church Orianda House Original Bell of the Franklin Academy Original Burial Place of Edgar Allan Poe Original Cornerstone of the Franklin Senior High School Orpheus Orpheus… Hero of Music and Poetry Otto Frederick Kraushaar, Ph.D. Ouija Board Overlea Waiting Station O'er the Ramparts We Watch! Parkton, MD Track Chart Parkville All Wars Memorial Parkville Park Reservation Parren Mitchell House Patapsco Friends Meeting House Patapsco Superlative: Patterson Park Patterson Park Peale's Baltimore Museum Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814 Pearlstone Park / Scott Burton Pennsylvania Station Pente Family Pente, Lancelotta and Nagle Family Perkins Square Gazebo Perry Hall Philip Wilhelm Otterbein Phoenix Phoenix Shot Tower Phyllis Moskowitz Picture This: Movie-Making in Maryland Piedmont Plateau Piero Ernesto Weiss, Ph.D. Platt and Company Oyster Packers Platt and Company Oyster Packers Playing for Civil Rights Poe’s Baltimore Polar Bear Zoo Pope John Paul II Monument Port of Baltimore Port of Baltimore Powder Magazine Power House Powering the Patapsco Valley's Industries Prelude to War Preservation of Earthworks President Street Station Pride of Baltimore Pride of Baltimore Primal Fear Prioritizing Conservation Property Boundary Marker Proud of Our Stand Proud of Our Stand Provident Savings Bank Pullman Troop Sleeper No. 7437 Quarry Lake at Greenspring Quarters #2 & 3 Racing the Times Railroad Ave Railroads Eclipse a National Road Ravelin Magazine Raymond R. Allen Court RB-57A Canberra USAF Light Tactical Photo-Recon Bomber RB57A Canberra Recinoso Record Store Day Rectory of Old St. Paul’s Parish Reefs of the Chesapeake … Past … Present … Future Reflections Relay Rembrandt Peale Remember 1814 Remington Remington-Wyman World War II Memorial Rent Restoring Water Quality Return to the Main Valley Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Rev. Patrick Allison Revival Reviving the Waterfront RF-84F Thunderflash Richard H. Trainor Ridgely's Pride Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Chemistry Building Robert Bannaky Rochelle Stevens Rockland Roland Park Roll of Honor Rolling Road Rounders Rowhouses: a Baltimore Tradition Ruscombe Sailors Fighting Sailors Sailors Union Church Saint John’s Parish Saint Paul's Parish Salvation Army Samuel Shoemaker House Saters Church Sater’s Church Saving Okapi Saving Penguins Scott's Quarry Scott’s Quarry Sea Lions Came First Seabiscuit Searchlight Power House Seeing the Forest for the Trees Senator Harry McGuirk Serial Mom Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse Sharp Street Memorial Church Shaw Family Cemetery Shot Tower Show of Strength Sidney Lanier Silent Fall Site of Manual Labor School for Indigent Boys Site of Old Relay Station and Hotel Site of Poe’s Death Sixth Marine Division Association Memorial Sleepless in Seattle Small Brick Building Soldiers Delight Solo Gibbs Park South Union Building Spanish American War Monument Sparks Sparrows Point Spring House or Dairy - c. 1812 Squeeze Tactic St. Alphonsus Parish World War II Memorial St. Frances Academy St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church St. Francis Xavier Church St. Ignatius Church St. James Court St. James’s St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church St. Leo The Great Church St. Leo's Memorial Plaque St. Leo's Veterans Memorial St. Mary's Seminary St. Mary's Seminary Chapel St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (LCA) St. Peter Claver Church St. Stanislaus Kostka Church St. Vincent de Paul Church Standard Oil Building Star-Spangled Banner State-of-the-Art in 1876 Steam Tug Baltimore Step Up 2: The Streets Strategic Post Striving for Civil Liberties: The Progressives of Mount Vernon Struggling For Equality Stuck on You Sudbrook Park Suffrage Leaders Survival in the Wild / Research & Conservation T-33 "Shooting Star" Jet Trainer T-34C Turbomentor Take a Stroll Down the Main Street of the African American Experience Take a Stroll Down the Main Street of the African American Experience Take a Stroll Down the Main Street of the African American Experience Taylor’s Chapel The 1958 Johns Hopkins University Commencement The Accidental Tourist The American Gold Star Mothers The American Psychoanalytic Association The Arabbers The Baltimore & Frederick-Town Turnpike The Baltimore and Harford Turnpike Company The Baltimore County Water and Electric Company The Banking House of Alexander Brown & Sons The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Battle Monument The Belvedere The Black Shipbuilders of the Chesapeake Bay The Burk Building The C.C.C. Builds Our Park The Candler Building The Canton Library The Car That Carried Ike on His Last Trip The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground The Changing River Valley The Chesapeake Campaign & The War of 1812 The Chessie's Famous "Big Mike" The Citizens of Irvington The Classic Building The Colored Methodist Protestant St. John’s Chapel of Baltimore County The Cone Sisters The Conflict upon this Battle Field The Cream of Hampton The Destructive Power of the Patapsco The Elks Lodge The Enoch Pratt House The Equitable Building The Esplanade The Fanatics The Fern Karesh Hurst '68 Terrace The Field of Honor The Fields at Renaissance Park The First Orems School The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore The Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum The Fort McHenry Wetland The Garrett Building The Garrison Fort The General’s Highway The George Ellicott House The Gilmors The Glenn L. Martin Company The Great Baltimore Fire The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership The Great Guns of the Fort… The Rodman Cannons The Guns that Won the Battle The Hankin Healthy Harbor Walking Tour The Harris Bus The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford The Huntingdon Avenue Viaduct Bridge Path The Inner Harbor Water Wheel The Joppa Road The Katyń Massacre, 1940 The Landing The Latrobe Building The Latrobe House The Lenore The Lovely Lane Meeting House The Lower House The Lyric Theatre The Maddox Family and Time Printers The Marine Railway The Maryland Line Monument The McDonoghs of Baltimore The Md. Prince Hall Masons The Morison The Municipal Museum of the City of Baltimore The Munsey Building The Murphy Family and The Afro-American The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum The National Katyń Memorial The National Road The Negro Heroes of the United States The North Avenue Poly Building The Oblate Sisters of Providence The Old Court Road The Old Police Station The Old United States Arsenal The Olmsted Legacy The Painted Veil The Peabody Conservatory The Peabody Institute and George Peabody Library The Peabody Library The Peale Museum The Poole & Hunt Foundry and Machine Works The Port of Baltimore The Presbytery of Baltimore The Professional Arts Building The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure The Relay House The Revels The River Makes Electricity The Robert Long House The Royal Theater & Pennsylvania Avenue The Samuel and Anne Hopkins Grand Staircase and Tower Restoration, Clifton Mansion The Score The Severn Building The Sheridan Libraries The Sleep of Young Innocents The Star Spangled Banner The Star Spangled Banner Flag was Born Here The Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Monument The Stone Farmhouse The Street of Royalty The Streetcar Era in Catonsville The Sugar Alley Carriage House The Sweathouse Road The Thomas Viaduct The Trolley Station at Bayshore Park The Tune The View from Below The Western District Station House The World Is Not Enough Theodore R. McKeldin These Citizens by Subscribing for the Park Stock in 1860 Third and Last County Almshouse This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion This is Banner Field This Panel by John Monroe This Tree Dedicated to Captain M.S. Bunbury This Tree Dedicated to Captain William H. Addison This Tree Dedicated to Charles Messenger This Tree Dedicated to Colonel George Armistead This Tree Dedicated to Colonel Joseph Sterett This Tree Dedicated to Colonel Samuel Lane This Tree Dedicated to Colonel William Steuart This Tree Dedicated to Commodore John Rogers This Tree Dedicated to Commodore Joshua Barney, U.S.N. This Tree Dedicated to Edward Johnson This Tree Dedicated to General John Stricker This Tree Dedicated to George Washington This Tree Dedicated to Major General Samuel Smith This Tree Dedicated to Major J.J. Ulrich Rivaldi This Tree Dedicated to Major Richard Heath Thomas Bourne Turner, M.D. Thomas J. O’Neill Thomas Ward / Joyce Ward Thomas Wildey Monument Thoroughbreds at Hampton Thurgood Marshall House Tigers for Service Tin Men Tipping the Balance Tivoli To an African penguin, poop is not waste. To Commemorate the Inauguration of a Chemical Industry in America To George Washington To Honor the Heroes To the Memory of the Unknown Dead Todd’s Inheritance Together we remember the people of Maryland who perished on 9.11.2001 Tomorrow Never Dies Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center Towers, Gates & Pavilions Trentham Trentham Mansion Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church Two World Wars Veterans Memorial Tyson House Unexpected Resistance Union Baptist Church Union of Brother and Sisters of Ford’s Asbury Lodge No. 1 Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument United States Merchant Seamen Memorial Up This Winding Road Lies the Village of Oella USS Constellation V.F.W. Parkville Post 9083 Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial at Maryland State Veterans Cemetery-Garrison Forest VFW War Memorial Victorian Cages Vietnam Veterans Memorial Village life goes on along Old York Road.. Violet Hill Whyte: Baltimore’s Lady Law Virginia Hall Wagner Walters Art Museum Walters Public Bath House No. 2 War in the Chesapeake War Memorial War Memorial War of 1812 Cannon Wartime Support Washington Monument Washington Square Water Power: Baltimore's Economic Engine Weiskittel Mausoleum Welcome Welcome Welcome Back to the Main Valley Welcome to Hampton National Historic Site! Welcome to Penguin Coast Welcome To The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Welcome to the Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Place Welcome! You Are Now "On Post" Wendel Bollman Westminster Church and Cemetery Westminster Hall & Burying Ground: Where Baltimore's History Rests in Peace Westside Westward Expansion Wetlands White Marble Block White Marsh War Memorial Whitehall Mill Wilkens Building William C. (Bill) Rhoden William Edwards Stevenson William H. Howell, Ph.D. William H. Welch House William Henry Welch William Stewart Halsted, M.D. William Sydney Thayer, M.D. William Wallace William “Little Willie” Adams and Victorine Quille Adams Witness to Battle Women of Steel Women's Industrial Exchange Women's Suffrage Woodberry Factory and Park Mill Woodrow Wilson Working for the Railroad: African Americans Working for the Railroad: Women Working Point by David Hess World War I Memorial World War I Memorial World War I Memorial World War I Memorial World War I Memorial World War I Peace Cross Memorial World War II World War II and Korean War Memorial World War II Marine Divisions Memorial World War II Memorial World War II Memorial World War II Memorial World War II Memorial World War II Memorial-Point Breeze Works Employees World Wars I and II Memorial Wrestling in Maryland Wyman Park Wyman Park Dell Wyman Park Dell Wyman Quadrangle You Can Help Save Fort McHenry Young Martyrs Zion Lutheran Church "Cause being a woman in the steel mill is not easy at all." "I was walking into a man's world." "If I was a man I would have got three times more." "Isaac Newton" Apple Tree "Just One Nickel and I Could Ride" "Not A Lady Among Us!" "Old" Oriole Park "The Wire" "…we fought that really long and hard…" "…when I got that paycheck, that was it." “Baltimore must be tamed…” “Buffalo Soldiers” “Long Calm” “Quinn” “The Eagle’s Nest” “The Valley of Jehosophat” “Whitemarsh” “…a truly affectionate wife”
Maryland was founded as a Catholic colony: Maryland was founded by the English nobleman George Calvert, also known as Lord Baltimore, in 1632. He envisioned Maryland as a haven for Catholics who faced persecution in England at the time. The colony's first settlement, St. Mary's City, was established in 1634.
Baltimore County, Maryland has a rich history that dates back to the early 17th century. It was established in 1659 as one of the original counties in the colony of Maryland. The area was initially settled by English colonists, who developed tobacco plantations with the help of enslaved Africans. The county's economy thrived on agricultural production, with farms becoming a predominant feature of the landscape.

During the American Revolutionary War, Baltimore County played a significant role in supporting the war effort. It served as a key transportation hub, with roads connecting the county's towns and villages to Baltimore City and other regions. The county's early industries included flour milling, ironworking, and shipbuilding, which contributed to its growth and prosperity in the 18th and 19th centuries.

In the 19th century, Baltimore County experienced industrialization, driven by the growth of Baltimore City. The construction of railways and the expansion of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad facilitated commerce and trade in the county. This period also saw the development of mill towns such as Catonsville and Dundalk, attracting a diverse workforce. The county was also home to notable historical figures like Frederick Douglass, who was born and enslaved in Talbot County.

In the 20th century, Baltimore County continued to grow and diversify its economy. The county experienced suburbanization as residents sought more space outside of the city, leading to the growth of residential communities and the establishment of suburban shopping centers. Today, Baltimore County is a vibrant and diverse area, known for its charming towns, cultural attractions, and natural landscapes, while preserving its historical heritage.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Baltimore County, Maryland.

  • 1608: Captain John Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay and encountered Native American tribes in the Baltimore County area.
  • 1661: Baltimore County was established as one of the original counties in the province of Maryland.
  • 1674: The town of Joppa became the county seat.
  • 1692: The county seat was moved to Baltimore, which was designated as a port of entry.
  • 1729: The part of Baltimore County that is now Harford County was split off.
  • 1768: Baltimore Town was incorporated as a city.
  • 1777: Baltimore County became a part of the new independent state of Maryland.
  • 1851: The Maryland State Fair, now known as the Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society of Baltimore County, was first held in Timonium.
  • 1854: Baltimore County was divided into three new counties - Baltimore County, Carroll County, and Howard County.
  • 1931: Baltimore City and Baltimore County's governance was separated.
  • 1974: The Carroll County portion of Baltimore County was split off to become a separate county.