Photo credit: U.S. National Archives via Ghosts of Baltimore blog.
The photo above is that of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in 1973, long before the Urban Pirates ferried BYOB-loving novice pirates over the waters of the Inner Harbor.
It’s one of many historical photos posted to the Ghosts of Baltimore blog. Launched in late summer, the blog is a repository of not only photos from Baltimore’s past, but also short histories of how several of the city’s neighborhoods received their names.
Related, we spotted these beautiful colorized hisotrical photos, which include one of a young boy in “Baltimore slums” from the 1930s.-30-