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140 years later, Otterbein’s ovens are still baking away (access required)

In 1881, Adam Otterbein, a German immigrant, opened a bakery on the corner of Fort Avenue and Jackson Street in Baltimore. The basement was for baking, with the first floor serving as a retail store and the upstairs being his home. This month, Otterbein’s Cookies, a family-owned business based outside of Baltimore, is celebrating its 140th ...