Did you know…

Did you know


 During the 1800s, Baltimore served as the second greatest port of entry for United States immigrants. Fells Point was second to Ellis Island 


 The first black-owned shipyard in the United States is now an African American heritage site, the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum. 


 Baltimore was the first United States city to illuminate its streets using hydrogen gas in 1816. Electricity replaced these lamps a considerable time ago. 


 Mr. Trash Wheel has collected over 441 tons of trash since he was installed in 2014 


 Baltimore is home to the first cathedral in the United States – The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  


The World Trade Building is the tallest five-sided building in the world 


 Baltimore is the birthplace of the American Railroad


 Natty Boh is the reason why you can pick up a six-pack of your favorite beer. Knowing that four would be too few and eight would be too much, the brewing company was the first to issue six-packs in the 1940s. 


 Tom Clancy was a part owner of the Baltimore Orioles before he died in Baltimore in 2013. 


 The first dental school in the country opened at the University Of Maryland. 


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  • http://www.thefreeandwildblog.com Annie

    Wow, I literally knew NONE of these. How cool! I seriously love this post and would absolutely love to see more like this! What a creative idea for a post!

  • Jen

    How cool!! I had no idea about these facts.

  • http://totravelandbeyond.com/ Macy Volpe

    What a great idea for a post. I hardly knew any of these facts. These photos are stunning, what a beautiful city we have <3

  • http://lostrightdirection.blogspot.com/ Jenn

    I knew absolutely none of these facts and I’ve lived here my whole life. Thanks for sharing!