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Baltimore Firsts

By Reed Hellman and Bruce Goldfarb One of Baltimore’s many nicknames is “City of Firsts”….These “firsts” are testament to the innovations that Baltimoreans have developed throughout the city’s history. Numerous advances and innovations in industry, transportation, science, and education have […]

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Pratt Street Riots, April 19, 1861

.nobrtable br { display: none } SOURCE: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. CLICK TO ENLARGE Conventional wisdom holds that the Civil War started at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12 and