Baltimore Close Up, Maryland (Images of America Series)

Baltimore Close Up, Maryland (Images of America Series)

by Christopher T. George
     
 


Combining old Southern charm with Northern

practicality, Baltimore is a city of unique flavor. With

close to 200 images, including many never before seen,

historian Christopher T. George explores and celebrates

the history of the city that gave us our national anthem.

In Baltimore Close Up, readers will discover the heritage

of this important American

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Overview


Combining old Southern charm with Northern

practicality, Baltimore is a city of unique flavor. With

close to 200 images, including many never before seen,

historian Christopher T. George explores and celebrates

the history of the city that gave us our national anthem.

In Baltimore Close Up, readers will discover the heritage

of this important American community. Once home to

Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Billie

Holiday, Cab Calloway, Babe Ruth, Frederick Douglass,

and Thurgood Marshall, Baltimore boasts an impressive

and unique history. It is a fabled sports city, known for

Chesapeake Bay seafood and for our nation's first major

monument to George Washington. In this impressive

and unprecedented collection, the author illustrates what

makes Baltimore famous

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738589794
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
07/07/2011
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,152,315
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author


A resident of the Baltimore area for over 35 years, Christopher T. George provides informative and engaging captions to enhance the images he presents of "Charm City." Mr. George is proud to spotlight the many different ethnic groups who made contributions to Baltimore's history, including immigrants from England, Germany, Ireland, Africa, Italy, and Eastern Europe. With photographs from numerous private collections, including rare images supplied by Ross J. Kelbaugh, Mr. George shows us the close-up face of this diverse and historic community.

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