Explore Baltimore Heritage

Explore Baltimore Heritage

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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• Historical content: Baltimore Heritage Incorporated and its partners.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).

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Fixed Android 2.3 item descriptions bug and updated link formatting.


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