Fort Holabird was located in the southeast corner of the city, fronting on Holabird Ave. between Broening Highway and Dundalk Ave. From 1941 until the end of World War II, the installation grew to include approximately 350 acres and 286 buildings. After World War II, activities at Fort Holabird were curtailed and portions of the property were transferred from the Army. The largest transfer occurred in the timeframe between 1977 to 1979, when 223 acres were transferred to the City of Baltimore. The City developed the land into the Fort Holabird Industrial Park.
1918: Established as Camp Holabird on 96 acres of marsh near Colgate Creek. Established as the US Army's first motor transport training center and depot in southeastern Baltimore City. It was named for Army Quartermaster General and West Point graduate Samuel B. Holabird (1826-1907).