Welcome to George Peabody Library's Wunderkammer!

From dandies in danger to the lusty dramas of educated fleas, the George Peabody Library proves that the past was indeed STRANGE! Visit us in Baltimore (don't worry, in addition to the strange things depicted here, we also have plenty of old and rare and classy books, too).

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9am -5pm; Friday 9-3

Address: 17 East Mount Vernon Place Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-4943

Libguide: http://bit.ly/g1UsTk

Email: hherr1@jhu.edu

The Peabody Library has 4 photographs depicting the aftermath of the  Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 (for those of you who aren’t from  Baltimore, the fire started on February 7 and destroyed over 1,500  buildings).  Shown here is a photograph depicting the intersection of  Pratt and Gay streets following the disaster.
Want to learn more about the fire?  Check out this cool interactive feature produced by the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage Project.

The Peabody Library has 4 photographs depicting the aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 (for those of you who aren’t from Baltimore, the fire started on February 7 and destroyed over 1,500 buildings).  Shown here is a photograph depicting the intersection of Pratt and Gay streets following the disaster.

Want to learn more about the fire?  Check out this cool interactive feature produced by the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage Project.

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