Brewing In Baltimore (Images Of America)

  • Publish Date: 2011-12-12
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Maureen O'Prey
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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 Marylands 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 Brewerys 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 Browns Brewery during the War of 1812.


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