Baltimore, known as "Charm City," will serve as the host city for the 135th Congress of Correction, August 6-11, 2005, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Congress attendees will enjoy the charm, serenity and history of this colonial-era city during this thought-invoking six-day event.
Baltimore is a city replete with history, nature, science and sports, known far and wide for its Orioles baseball team and steamed crabs from the Chesapeake Bay. You can travel back to Baltimore's incredible past by visiting the Maryland Historical Society Museum and Library of Maryland History, home to an original copy of the "Star-Spangled Banner," written in 1814 by poet-lawyer Francis Scott Key. You may also peek into the future with a visit to the Maryland Science Center, take a plunge far beneath the ocean surface at the National Aquarium in Baltimore or peer into the stars and cosmos above at the Davis Planetarium.
Enjoy exploring the neighborhood known as Fell's Point, home to Douglass Terrace, named after Frederick Douglass, who in 1826 came...