The Baltimore Harbor has been a historic seaport since the early 1700s when it was used as a point of entry for the tobacco trade. In 1729 the Carroll Family made available the tract of land now known as the Baltimore Inner Harbor, naming it Baltimore Town, in honor of the 2nd Baron of Baltimore, Cecil Calvert.
Baltimore celebrated the 200th Anniversary of our National Anthem with a "Star Spangled Spectacular" event (Sept 10-16) with a week of activities. With Baltimore's long and rich maritime history, this provided another opportunity for the much beloved tall ships to sail into town, right out of the history books.
Each sunset signals the close of another day. A day that hopefully saw you do your very best to move closer to your life's goal.
As we close out the year 2013, I present my year in review with some of the more popular images created since the 2012 version