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Keswick

 
 
Keswick Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
1. Keswick Marker
Inscription. The Home for Incurables of Baltimore City, was incorporated November 1, 1883, through leadership and resources provided by the men and women of the Hospital Relief Association of Maryland. The purpose of this organization, incorporated December 18, 1880 was “to care for and brighten the days of the weary patients in the hospitals of Baltimore City.” The former location of the home was 1640 Fayette Street (1884–1887) and Guilford Avenue and 21st Street (1887–1926) and since 1926 the Home, now known as Keswick, has been at this location.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 20.237′ N, 76° 37.789′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of 40th Street and Keswick Road, on the right when traveling west on 40th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Women of Maryland (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evergreen on the Falls (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clover Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Homewood (approx. 0.8 miles away); Keyser Quadrangle
Center is now affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
2. Center is now affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital
(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Sheridan Libraries (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Homewood (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roland Park (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkScience & Medicine
 
Keswick Multi-Care Center image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
3. Keswick Multi-Care Center
Property is still occupied as a nursing home and adult day care center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,136 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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