Baltimore founded

(26 words)

Historical Context Note

Founded on the 30th of July, 1729, the town of Baltimore is named after Lord Baltimore, who was the first Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland.

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.