At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film). As such, spoilers will be present within the article.
The city served as the third location of the headquarters of the Magical Congress of the United States of America. They moved there from Williamsburg, Virginia, as Baltimore was where President Able Fleming lived. With the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1775, the headquarters moved to Washington, D. C..