BNHA Fifth Regiment Armory


National Register of Historic Places

Interpretive Framework

Shaping a Monumental City: The City’s Growth in the 20th Century

Upholding Independence: Baltimore and the War of 1812

Resource Type

Points of Interest

210 W Hoffman St

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Built in 1903, the fortress-like armory is home to the Maryland Military Historical Society’s museum, which contains War of 1812 artifacts and exhibits on the Fifth Regiment of Maryland militia. The militia traces its lineage to the Revolutionary War and also fought at the War of 1812 battles of Bladensburg and North Point.