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Historic Ships in Baltimore
Living Classrooms operates the historic vessels located on Baltimore's Inner Harbor,which include the USS Constellation, USCG Cutter Taney, Submarine Torsk, Lightship Chesapeake, as well as the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. These sites and attractions offer hands-on educational programming to students and visitors and are also major tourism attractions in Baltimore.
Visit to learn more about these "living classrooms."


  • Living Classrooms Featured in Baltimore Sun Travel

    Two of Living Classrooms' sites made the The Baltimore Sun Travel's list of African American history sites. #17 - Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum #18 - The USS Constellation of Historic Ships in Baltimore...

  • Baltimore Ex-Offenders Working Hard to Help Save the USS CONSTELLATION

    Project SERVE helping with critical restoration efforts of Navy's ship BALTIMORE, MD - Today the Coast Guard Yard, the U.S. Coast Guard's 115-year old shipyard, is a scene of living history as the USS CONSTELLATION is undergoing a critical four-month repair. The USS CONSTELLATION is a U.S. Navy 'sloop-of-war' with provenance d...

  • Restoration of Constellation gives ship and former inmates a fresh start

    Inside a cavernous dry dock on the waters of Curtis Bay, beneath the raised hull of Baltimore's tall ship Constellation, William Jackson worked with his hands Thursday learning a trade he never imagined he would. Released last month after serving 24 years in prison for bank robbery, the 54-year-old Washington native joined several other form...

  • Repairing the USS Constellation and workers lives in the process

    The historic U.S.S. Constellation warship is a long-time fixture in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. For the past four months, she has been in dry-dock at the Coast Guard yard, undergoing a massive renovation to prepare her for throngs of visitors for years to come. While the ship itself is undergoing a renewal, so are many of the men who are ...

  • USS Constellation Undergoing Facelift

    BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ)-The USS Constellation is undergoing a $2 million facelift with a creative way to keep costs down. Marcus Washington explains the creative double benefit of repairing the USS Constellation. The project to repair the 160-year-old ship costs more than 2-million dollars, but using ex-offenders not only saves money, b...

  • Restored USS Constellation Ready for Inner Harbor Return

    Ex-offenders played significant role in historic ship's four-month rehabilitation. As Melvin Moses and William Jackson shoveled falling snow off the deck last week, water filled up around Baltimore's historic, tall ship Constellation as it prepared to leave its Curtis Bay dry dock. The USS Constellation, a U.S. Navy "sloop-of-war," da...

  • USS Constellation reopens Friday at Inner Harbor after restoration

    After five months in a dry dock for a $2 million restoration, Baltimore's 161-year-old tall ship, the USS Constellation, reopens Friday for visitation at Pier 1 in the Inner Harbor. The Constellation - a National Historic Landmark - is the descendant of another ship of the same name that was first launched from the Sterrett Shipyard in Balti...

  • Welcome home, USS Constellation!

    For the past four months, you may have noticed something missing in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The USS Constellation was dry docked in October at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard's 115-year old shipyard for a critical four month restoration process. Thanks to the hard work of skilled men and women, work to her hull was completed in February. Weathe...

  • Safe Harbor. Historic Pearl Harbor ship lives on in Baltimore.

    Baltimore Magazine, December 2016-- Seventy-five years ago this month, the United States Coast Guard cutter ship Taney was docked in Honolulu when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. As bombs rained down over the island, the crew returned fire, and despite the destruction surrounding the ship, it survived virtually unscathed. Today, this legendar...

  • Pearl Harbor remembered aboard historic vessel in Baltimore

    ABC2 News, December 7, 2016-- The 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor was remembered aboard an historic vessel in Baltimore Wednesday. USCGC Taney, now decommissioned, is the last surviving vessel to witness the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack in Hawaii. Every year, Historic Ships in Baltimore hosts a ceremony aboard the Taney honoring ...

  • USS Constellation full of stories revealed at turnaround

    Watch the Video Report Here ABC2 - Cassie Carlisle- Thursday, October 26, 2017, BALTIMORE, MD - The USS Constellation was taken out to Fort McHenry with pomp and circumstance Thursday as part of the restoration process, ensuring the ship weathers on both sides while docked at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The flagship of the American Navy, bu...

  • Historical USS Constellation setting sail for restoration

    BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A Baltimore staple is taking a special trip on Thursday. The USS Constellation that fought in the Civil War and the War of 1812 usually lives in the Inner Harbor, but Thursday morning it is setting sail. This historic landmark will sail to Fort McHenry, salute the fort, and turn around. The entire goal of the trip is to sim...


  • Lady Maryland Light City Tour

    Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00pm - 8:45pm Living Classrooms' Fells Point Dock. 1417 Thames Street, 21231 Due to popular demand during last year's Light City Baltimore, the Lady Maryland sail is back! Join the Living Classrooms crew of Lady Maryland, our historic Pungy Schooner and education vessel, for a sunset sail on the water a...

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