Fell's Point in Baltimore, one of the first communities in our nation, continues to be a source for inspiration and celebration of our history.
Many of the area's original stores and homes are still standing today and make a great way to explore Fell's Point history in person through tours, re-enactments, and exhibits.
Take a Walk Through History in Fell's Point
Whether you're a lifelong Fell's Point resident, or just visiting for the day, an exciting day can always be spent walking through the various exhibits and museums. Here's just a few favorites:
- Fell's Point Visitor Center & Maritime Museum, 1724 Thames Street, Baltimore
Stop here first and frequently to enjoy exhibits dedicated to Baltimore's maritime history and to find out what's new and what's hot in the area.
- Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore
This museum of Maryland African American History and Culture is the largest of its type on the East Coast and features a 200-seat theater for musical, dance, and theatrical productions.
- Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore
Experience the many hands-on exhibits along with artwork, photos, and other exhibits or take a tour of two of the area's historic synagogues.
A Star-Spangled Summer in Baltimore
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner and the city of Baltimore is celebrating all summer long. Here are some must-see exhibits and events:
- Star-Spangled Sidewalk, American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore
Stroll through 520 feet that have been transformed into a line-by-line interpretation of the Star Spangled Banner. The display is free and open all summer.
- Star Spangled Spectacular, Fort McHenry National Monument, Baltimore
Enjoy live music, family fun, local food, and plenty of ships in the sea and planes in the air. The fun begins on September 6 and continue throughout the week. A firework show is planned for the 13, and a ceremonial flag-raising on the 14th will commemorate the exact moment Francis Scott Key was inspired.
- Fort! Flag! Fire!, Fort McHenry National Monument, 2400 E. Fort Ave, Baltimore
Stop by for tours, flag celebrations, and firing of the cannons along with historically dressed participants, programs, and activities for the kids. Available daily through September.
Fell's Point: Still Making Waves
The Fell's Point neighborhood of Baltimore might be known around the country for its place in history, but locally it is known as a great place to live for it's quaint historic charm, vibrant arts scene, and dozens of destinations. Here's just a few of the things that make Fell's Point a great place for everyone.
- Fell's Point Art Loop, Baltimore
The first Friday of every month is dedicated to local artists and their creations. Galleries stay open late and restaurants in the area present special offers for visitors to the area. Exhibits include woodworking, photos, sculpture, and paintings.
- Films on the Pier, Broadway Pier, 1701 Thames Street, Baltimore
Join your friends and neighbors every Wednesday at dusk for films and fun. Scheduled features include The Hunger Games, American Hustle, and Silver Linings Playbook.
- Fell's Point Fun Festival, Thames Street, Baltimore
Packed with excitement for the whole family, the Fun Festival includes live music stages, local food vendors, carnival rides, arts & crafts and more. The festival is usually held in October and is a neighborhood favorite.
Living in Fell's Point
If you'd like to become a part of this historical and welcoming neighborhood, take a look at some of the Baltimore homes for sale currently on the market. To schedule a tour or to learn more about living here, contact Homesale Realty today.