Baltimore Historic Landmarks Walking Tour, Baltimore

Baltimore has many great landmarks that reflect the city’s interesting and rich history. Many of these monuments are related to war due to Baltimore's key role in the War of 1812. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the U.S.S. Constellation or admire amazing horse sculptures at the War Memorial.
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Baltimore Historic Landmarks Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Baltimore Historic Landmarks Walking Tour
Guide Location: USA » Baltimore (See other walking tours in Baltimore)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: rose
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U.S.S. Constellation

1) U.S.S. Constellation (must see)

The U.S.S. Constellation is one Baltimore's must see attractions. Commissioned in 1855, it was the last all-sail ship made by the United States. Visitors are welcome to climb aboard and find out the ship’s history, from Civil War participation to its role in disrupting the slave trade. Located in the Inner Harbor since 1999, it's open to visitors...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Holocaust Memorial and Sculpture

2) Holocaust Memorial and Sculpture

The Holocaust Memorial and Sculpture is located near the Inner Harbor. This work by sculptor Joseph Sheppard was erected in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered by Nazis during World War II. Open daily with free...   view more
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War Memorial

3) War Memorial

The War Memorial is situated near City Hall. At the entrance you'll find amazing horse sculptures created by Edmond R. Amateis. It is said they symbolize America crossing the ocean to help the Allies. First erected in memory of those who died during World War I, today the memorial stands as a testament to all Marylanders who died in war throughout...   view more
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Phoenix Shot Tower

4) Phoenix Shot Tower

The Phoenix Shot Tower, also known as the Old Baltimore Shot Tower, is a red brick shot tower, 234.25 feet (71.40 m) tall, located near the downtown and Little Italy areas of Baltimore. When it was completed in 1828 it was the tallest structure in the United States. The tower was originally known as the Phoenix Shot Tower, then the Merchants' Shot Tower, and now is called the Old Baltimore Shot Tower. It was designated a National Historic Landmark on November 11, 1971.

The tower was...   view more
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Star Spangled Banner Flag House

5) Star Spangled Banner Flag House

The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, formerly the Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum is a museum located in the Little Italy section of Baltimore.

Built in 1793, it was the home of Mary Pickersgill when she moved to Baltimore in 1806 and the location where she sewed the "Star Spangled Banner," the garrison flag that flew over Fort McHenry in the summer of 1814 during the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812. The museum contains furniture and antiques from the period as...   view more
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USCGC Taney

6) USCGC Taney (must see)

Built in 1935, the USCGC Taney served in World War II, Vietnam and Korea. This navy vessel was named after Roger B. Taney, the twelfth Attorney General. Decommissioned in 1986 and transported to Baltimore, it now serves as a floating...   view more
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Seven Foot Knoll Light

7) Seven Foot Knoll Light (must see)

The Seven Foot Knoll Light was built in 1855 and is the oldest screw-pile lighthouse in Maryland. It was initially installed on a shallow shoal, Seven Foot Knoll, at the mouth of the Patapsco River.

Constructed of 1-inch (25 mm) rolled iron, the lighthouse consists of three main sections. The gallery deck was located 9 feet (2.7 m) above the average high tide waters. The house was the second section, sitting directly atop the gallery deck. This is where the keeper and his family would live....   view more
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Walking Tours in Baltimore, Maryland

Create Your Own Walk in Baltimore

Create Your Own Walk in Baltimore

Creating your own self-guided walk in Baltimore is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Baltimore Daily Life Walking Tour

Baltimore Daily Life Walking Tour

This tour offers a great insight into the daily life of Baltimoreans. This tour will guide you to places where locals regularly go to pray, study, eat, shop, dance, and enjoy themselves. Get a sense of the inner energy of the city and see Baltimore how locals see it with our Baltimore Daily Life Walking Tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Baltimore Museums Walking Tour

Baltimore Museums Walking Tour

In just a few hours on your next trip to Baltimore, you can get a unique flavor of the history of the city at its great museums. There's Edgar Allan Poe House, the birthplace of American railroading at B & O Railroad Museum and celebrity dentures at the National Museum of Dentistry.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.7 km
Baltimore Places of Worship Tour

Baltimore Places of Worship Tour

Baltimore has many beautiful places of worship, including several buildings listed as National Historic Landmarks. A number of different faiths are represented including Presbyterian, Methodist, Unitarian, Episcopal, Lutheran and Roman Catholic. Take our Places of Worship tour to see the most impressive churches in the city, which come in all different styles including Gothic revival, Norman-Gothic, Tudor-Gothic, 12th Century Italian, Romanesque elements, neoclassical, classical and more.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Baltimore

Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Baltimore

Baltimore is a great place to go if you're looking for fantastic family entertainment. There are some really amazing places to take children such as the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center and many others. Take our Family Entertainment Walking Tour to have fun, learn new things and create some great memories.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Baltimore Architectural Walking Tour

Baltimore Architectural Walking Tour

There's no better way to witness Baltimore's rich history than by going to see its many wonderful buildings and other architectural sights. This tour includes Mount Vernon Place United and a historic district featuring houses built in the early 19th Century. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these places on your trip to Baltimore.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Maryland's main city and the birthplace of U.S. national anthem, Baltimore is rich in historic attractions reflecting its interesting and eventful past. As a major seaport, Baltimore is big not also in terms of maritime history (USS Constellation), but also as a home to the National Aquarium, showcasing an impressive collection of marine species.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km