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Baltimore Sights

Baltimore City Hall

  • 100 N. Holliday St. Map It
  • Downtown
  • Government Building

Updated 10/07/2014

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Built in 1875, Baltimore City Hall consists of mansard roofs and a gilt dome over a 110-foot rotunda, all supported by ironwork. Inside you can get tours of the chambers and view exhibits on Baltimore's history. Directly across the street is City Hall Plaza, on what was originally the site of the Holliday Street Theatre. The theater was owned and operated by the Ford brothers; they also operated Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., where President Lincoln was assassinated.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" was first publicly sung here.

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Sight Information

Address:

100 N. Holliday St., Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States

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Phone:

410-396–3100

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours generally offered Tue. morning, Wed. afternoon and Thurs. morning—call Curator Jeanne Davis at 410-396-4947 to schedule.

Updated 10/07/2014

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