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Union Bridge in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart

 
 
Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart 1825 - 1874 Sculptor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart 1825 - 1874 Sculptor Marker
Inscription. 1825–1874. Sculptor. He began his studies in Baltimore and in 1858 established a studio in Rome. Among his more important works are the monument to Chief Justice Taney in Annapolis and the completion of the bronze doors to the Capitol in Washington. Died in Rome 1874.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 33.968′ N, 77° 10.299′ W. Marker is in Union Bridge, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Quaker Hill Road and Ladiesburg Road, on the right when traveling north on Quaker Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Bridge MD 21791, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Pipe Creek Meeting” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blue Ridge College Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); World's First Reaping Machine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Safety Follows Wisdom (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Bridge - Reynolds’ Last Journey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Western Maryland Railway Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elmer A. Wolfe High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); The First Reaping Machine (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Union Bridge.
 
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Grave of W. H. Rinehart Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 16, 2009
2. Grave of W. H. Rinehart
Rinehart is buried in Greenmount Cemetery in Baltimore City.
Roger B. Taney Monument Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
3. Roger B. Taney Monument
This monument located at Mt. Vernon Place in Baltimore City was designed by William Henry Rinehart. It is a 1887 copy of the 1871 monument at the State House in Annapolis. Bronze is 7¼ feet tall on a 6 foot granite base. Roger B. Taney was appointed Chief Justice of the United states in 1836.
 

 
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