Baltimore: A History in Postcards (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Paperback)

Baltimore: A History in Postcards (Schiffer Book for Collectors) By Mary Martin Cover Image
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Description


Called the "Charm City" and "The Best City in America" Baltimore is a city that has a great deal to offer visitors. The port of call for a dozen steamer lines and the starting point of one of the oldest railroads in the United States, Baltimore was wide open to the country and the country came right in. Whether it was for business or for pleasure visitors came to Baltimore in droves. See Fort McHenry where Francis Scott Key penned the words to "The Star Spangled Banner," crack open a crab in the Inner Harbor, take a peek at the burial place of Edgar Allan Poe, or spend the day at Pimlico Park. Over 200 vintage black and white and hand tinted postcards showcase some of the sights that have made Baltimore famous the world over. Enjoy the sites, the sounds, and the scenery and "Welcome to Bawlmore, Hon

About the Author


Mary Martin heads Mary Martin Postcards, a three-generation family business that is the largest postcard operation in the world. In addition to a warehouse facility in Perryville, Maryland, the company is a presence at postcard shows worldwide and produces many shows, including the United State's largest postcard show in York, Pennsylvania, in November. Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price is a "Jack of all trades" who aspires to be a Great American Poet.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764324895
ISBN-10: 0764324896
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: July 14th, 2006
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors