Baltimore July 26, 2017
This Is What Baltimore Looked Like 100 Years Ago And It May Surprise You
It’s no secret that Baltimore has a vast history. Take a glimpse at what the city looked like 100 years ago. Some parts are unrecognizable, and surprisingly, other spots still remain the same.
1. An aerial view of Baltimore's iconic Lexington Market, circa 1903.
2. An intricately detailed Baltimore building, complete with vintage cars and a horse and carriage. Circa 1917-18.
3. A harbor view in 1914.
4. The Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Photo taken in the year 1910.
5. A dirt road in this depiction of Gay Street looking northeast, circa 1912.
6. A Star Spangled Banner Celebration in downtown Baltimore, circa 1914.
7. Old Bay Line Terminal in 1911. It ran from 1898–1950 and has since been demolished.
8. University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1911.
9. Baltimore's Washington Monument, photographed in 1914.
10. An evening view of the city, circa 1914.
11. A postcard featuring Edmunds Well in Druid Hill Park, circa 1907.
12. Babe Ruth (center) and his father tend bar in Baltimore. Photo captured in 1915.
13. St. James Church, circa 1909. Known as one of the oldest African-American Episcopal churches in the US.
14. An illustration of Baltimore's Post Office and City Hall. Circa 1907-1914.
15. Dockworkers unloading bananas from a steamship in the harbor, circa 1905.
Do you have family members who tell you stories of Baltimore from long ago? Feel free to share below!