Saturday, March 19, 2011
Shopping Saturday - Going to the Market
Here is a description of Baltimore's markets taken from "National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial: Baltimore, Maryland September 6 to 13 1914":
Noted here is Lexington Market established in 1782, and one of the world's longest continuously running markets.
Further reading about Baltimore's early marketplaces:
Images of America: Baltimore's Lexington Market by Patricia Schultheis, published 2007
Kilduffs.com: Baltimore Markets
RootsWeb: Markets of Baltimore
Lastly here is a great link to visiting Lexington Market. Make sure to put this unique experience on your agenda when visiting our city.