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A Day in Baltimore


Literally me the entire time we were there.

When Felix got back from his deployment, he mentioned wanting to take a mini trip to reconnect after being away for so long. 1,120 more words


Pride of Baltimore

This is the beautiful ship Pride of Baltimore II. I found it at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland.

Star Spangled Banner

This is Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. It is one of the sites of the Battle of Baltimore, and where the Star Spangled Banner flew. Francis Scott Key got the idea for the song which would become our national anthem from a boat in the harbor. 17 more words

Major Payne (Not Damon Wayans)

Folded letter of 1832 found in the archives. Benjamin was the son of John Eager Howard. Major Payne commanding the fort during the cholera epidemic? 108 more words


That Our Flag Was Still There

One of the most significant locations in and around Baltimore is Fort McHenry. Not only was it a significant location during the War of 1812 but it was the location in-which the Star Spangled Banner was born.  638 more words