Baltimore Historic Landmarks Walking Tour, Baltimore

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
Sight description based on wikipedia
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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

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
Baltimore Galleries Walking Tour

Baltimore Galleries Walking Tour

Many cities are home to works that let the visitor rediscover the beauty of art, and Baltimore is no exception. Take our Galleries Walking Tour to see the most fantastic artworks in the city. You'll get a wide ranging overview of architecture, post war American and European Art, contemporary sculpture, Impressionism, abstract works as well as unique pieces from Asia and Russia.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Baltimore African American Heritage Walking Tour

Baltimore African American Heritage Walking Tour

This tour is dedicated to the African American Heritage of Baltimore. You'll be impressed by the many fantastic attractions in the city that reflect the many African-Americans who served to add great value to the lives of people in the community. Take this walking tour to learn more about African American Heritage in Baltimore

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.7 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
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