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Baltimore Civil War Museum

Baltimore Civil War Museum - Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore Civil War Museum
601 President Street, Baltimore, MD 21202Map
Harbor East
+1 443 220 0290
Overview

The restored President Street Station, built in 1849, was first a stop on the Underground Railroad. On April 19, 1861, it became the site of the first casualties of the Civil War. The 6th Massachusetts Regiment stopped in Baltimore to switch trains and clashed with Southern sympathizers. Firing ensued and four soldiers and 12 civilians were killed. Exhibits and walking tours chronicle the story of the 6th Regiment.

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Baltimore Civil War Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Shot Tower/Market Place
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