Explore Baltimore Heritage

Explore Baltimore Heritage


Explore Baltimore's many unique historic places and take self-guided tours of Baltimore neighborhoods: Mount Vernon, Station North, West Baltimore and more! Each point on the interactive GPS-enabled map tells a story about Baltimore's past along with historic images from archives and libraries across the Baltimore region. This project was developed by Baltimore Heritage Incorporated, a citywide nonprofit dedicated to preservation advocacy and heritage education. Connect to us online at http://www.baltimoreheritage.org or http://facebook.com/baltimoreheritage.

Explore Baltimore Heritage is a collaborative project with stories developed by Baltimore Heritage staff and volunteers. Explore Baltimore Heritage partners include the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Enoch Pratt Free Library - Maryland’s State Library Resource Center, the Maryland Historical Society, the University of Baltimore Langsdale Library Special Collections, the UMBC Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Special Collections and others. For more information about these collaborations visit the project's website: http://explore.baltimoreheritage.org/.

Features:
• Interactive map with over 50 geo-located stories (and growing!)
• Historic images
• Oral history audio
• Documentary videos (Coming soon!)
• Directions to each site using Google Maps
• Sharing with Facebook, Twitter, and email
• Search stories and browse tours or use the map to see nearby points of interest

Credits:
• Historical content: Baltimore Heritage Incorporated and its partners.
• Project Director: Eli Pousson, Baltimore Heritage Incorporated.
• Explore Baltimore Heritage is powered by Curatescape (mobilehistorical.org), a mobile interpretive tool developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University.
• The concept & technical development of Curatescape is led by Dr. Mark Tebeau & the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities.
• Graphic design: Epstein Design Partners (epsteindesign.com)
• Software development: DXY Solutions (dxysolutions.com)

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Copyright 2012 Curatescape: Dr. Mark Tebeau and Center for Public History + Digital Humanities. Explore Baltimore Heritage content & stories: Baltimore Heritage under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Recent changes:
Fixed Android 2.3 item descriptions bug and updated link formatting.
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About Explore Baltimore Heritage
Explore Baltimore's many unique historic places and take self-guided tours of Baltimore neighborhoods: Mount Vernon, Station North, West Baltimore and more! Each point on the interactive GPS-enabled map tells a story about Baltimore's past along with historic images from archives and libraries across the Baltimore region. This project was developed by Baltimore Heritage Incorporated, a citywide nonprofit dedicated to preservation advocacy and heritage education. Connect to us online at http://www.baltimoreheritage.org or http://facebook.com/baltimoreheritage.

Explore Baltimore Heritage is a collaborative project with stories developed by Baltimore Heritage staff and volunteers. Explore Baltimore Heritage partners include the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Enoch Pratt Free Library - Maryland’s State Library Resource Center, the Maryland Historical Society, the University of Baltimore Langsdale Library Special Collections, the UMBC Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Special Collections and others. For more information about these collaborations visit the project's website: http://explore.baltimoreheritage.org/.

Features:
• Interactive map with over 50 geo-located stories (and growing!)
• Historic images
• Oral history audio
• Documentary videos (Coming soon!)
• Directions to each site using Google Maps
• Sharing with Facebook, Twitter, and email
• Search stories and browse tours or use the map to see nearby points of interest

Credits:
• Historical content: Baltimore Heritage Incorporated and its partners.
• Project Director: Eli Pousson, Baltimore Heritage Incorporated.
• Explore Baltimore Heritage is powered by Curatescape (mobilehistorical.org), a mobile interpretive tool developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University.
• The concept & technical development of Curatescape is led by Dr. Mark Tebeau & the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities.
• Graphic design: Epstein Design Partners (epsteindesign.com)
• Software development: DXY Solutions (dxysolutions.com)

_________________________

Copyright 2012 Curatescape: Dr. Mark Tebeau and Center for Public History + Digital Humanities. Explore Baltimore Heritage content & stories: Baltimore Heritage under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Recent changes:
Fixed Android 2.3 item descriptions bug and updated link formatting.

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A Google User
Feb 16, 2013
Great app! Cool to see images of clipper mill!
A Google User
Feb 16, 2013
Great app! Cool to see images of clipper mill!
A Google User
Jan 1, 2013
Great guide app! Browse by map or use your location to see what is around you. Does what it should well and is easy to use. Great app!
A Google User
May 4, 2012
Awesome tours Great way to explore Baltimore.
urbanhumanist
May 4, 2012
Awesome tours Great way to explore Baltimore.