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Christened by JQA

Ask just about anyone on the streets of Baltimore what the city’s nickname is, and you would probably get a unanimous answer:

Charm City.

It sounds rather nice, yes? 1,616 more words

Baltimore History

Politics Aside: Sam Smith & John Eager Howard

When one’s country is at risk, it is time to put divisive politics aside. This was the case with Sam Smith and John Eager Howard. Both men were towering figures in Baltimore. 449 more words

Sam Smith

Baltimore Schools use Federal Money for Cruises, Makeovers.

John Eager Howard Elementary School in Baltimore. Some of Baltimore’s more dilapidated schools suffer from leaky pipes, undrinkable water and inadequate heating and air conditioning. 278 more words

Washington Post

Hampden Reservoir: A Muddy History

As a follow up to last week’s post, “Slabtown to Hampden,” I’m focusing this week on the Hampden Reservoir, the impetus of the map’s creation. 1,488 more words

Baltimore Neighborhoods