US40 #20 BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (Plan Map, 1827)
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Nice city y'all got, there. Folks were friendly; women were pretty; and I liked that you could walk from y'alls downtown (where there's stuff to do) to nearby neighborhoods (where there's stuff to do). We ain't got that, here. Might never. We got a downtown laid out like we're expecting the huns to invade at any moment: huge swaths of no-man's land ringing it, where I guess the plan is to construct ramparts.
So Baltimore: from a resident of another of the vanishingly-small fraternity of U.S. Independent Cities: Yours is a fun town to visit, and I'm sorry everyone kept asking y'all about the Wire. It's a great show of course, but I can see how that must get aggravating.
For more map resources and imagery from this period in Baltimore's history, check out the Maryland Historical Society's website.