The Iconic Orange and Black Baltimore Orioles

Ask people to name a bird associated with Baltimore, and the answer will quite probably be: Baltimore Orioles. While the sporting image is the one  best known, the real bird is itself quite a fascinating subject. This iconic symbol of Baltimore’s baseball fame, is actually one of nine separate varieties of Orioles found across the [...]

By |2016-11-22T15:18:32+00:00November 14th, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on The Iconic Orange and Black Baltimore Orioles

The Fascinating Past of Federal Hill, Baltimore

The War Hero Discovers Federal Hill Federal Hill in downtown Baltimore is an area steeped in American cultural history that stretches back several centuries. Legend has it, that one warm June day in 1608, Captain John Smith, the English Colonial settler and war hero, sailed his ship into Chesapeake Bay and for several weeks, charted his [...]

By |2016-12-01T03:48:09+00:00March 15th, 2016|1201 Blog, Federal Hill Baltimore|Comments Off on The Fascinating Past of Federal Hill, Baltimore