BNHA Maryland Military Historical Society

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Upholding Independence: Baltimore and the War of 1812

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29th Division Street

Baltimore, Maryland

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