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Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN10: 073858813X ISBN13: 9780738588131 DDC: 974 Edition: Paperback; 2011-12-12

Summary

Throughout its rich and vibrant history, Baltimore has been known by a variety of names: Mobtown, the Land of Pleasant Living, or Charm City to name just a few. Perhaps "Beer Town" would have been more appropriate. Several pivotal events in Maryland's history involved the brewing industry. Baltimore brewers were vital to building the fledgling town into the bustling city it is today. These brewers established some of the earliest churches in Baltimore. Eagle Brewery's Harry Von der Horst helped build the Orioles into a pennant-winning team in the 1890s. Mary Pickersgill sewed the stars upon the Star Spangled Banner on the floor of Brown's Brewery during the War of 1812.

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  • Dewey Decimal: 974

Book Details

  • Physical Description: 6.5"x9.2"x0.4"; 0.3 lb; 128 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 2011-12-12

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