Oakwood At The Munsey

7 N Calvert St, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Baltimore

"O! say can you see by the dawn's early light..."

A travel blog entry by historyhunters on Jun 01, 2014

2 comments, 26 photos

... the Americans from leaving until after the attack, and Key spent an anxious night watching the attack take place. This experience is what inspired him to write a poem, which later became our national anthem.

The flag was Major George Armistead's idea. He sought out a large national flag for Fort McHenry. Armistead went to Mary Pickersgill, an experienced flag maker. She and her daughter, mother, nieces, and servants worked on the project for 6+ weeks. ...

Living in The Wire

A travel blog entry by tannerhall on Aug 25, 2013

Got up pretty early to catch the train into the Port Authority and then from the Port Authority into Baltimore. We arrived around late afternoon and Sam and Ben met us at the bus station. They took us into Annapolis and showed us around the very ritzy port area. Lots of yatchs and high priced shops The weather was warm so we stopped off for delicious ice creams. I had mint choc chip with some other flavour. It was great! Sam then tried to take us to ...

Chapter Four: Road Trip!

A travel blog entry by richardvaughn on Jul 11, 2013

74 photos

... playing on a slightly fuzzy TV screen while I dozed into sleep. Occasionally I woke up momentarily to groggily listen for the sounds of the rainwater pittering against the glass hotel window, hoping it would let up by morning. To my astonishment, the next day at 9 am was brilliant; not a cloud was in the sky and the sun was shining so bright it hurt my eyes to stand outside of the hotel room door. Satisfied with the weather, I left before the 11 am checkout time and headed back on ...

Camden Yards and Our Nephew Bob

A travel blog entry by lois.george on Jul 08, 2013

5 photos

... plaques, marking the spots where home runs have landed after having been launched from the ballfield, whose right –field fence and outfield seats are nestled just below the street. One Ken Griffey Jr. blast at the All-Star Home-Run Derby in 1993 hit the warehouse building beyond Eutaw Street, and there is a plaque on the building honoring this feat as well. Eutaw has the flavor of a vibrant, bustling downtown avenue, flanked by shops, pubs, and restaurants on ...

Chapter Two: Love

A travel blog entry by richardvaughn on Jun 20, 2013

2 comments, 12 photos

... in Texas. You could literally jump out of this room, on the first floor, and land in the basement. This room had become a transitional haunt, an intermediate between the basement and the rest of the house. There were a couple boxes filled with Legos and a dirty mattress lazily tossed diagonally across the floor to the right of crazy Chris' staircase to the basement. No one lived in this room, and nobody ever really spent time in there - I ...