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Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mt. Clare
 
Mt. Clare 1754 - 1914 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
1. Mt. Clare 1754 - 1914 Marker
 
Inscription. 1754–1914.
This oldest colonial structure of Baltimore was built in 1754 upon the estate known as “Georgia Plantation”
by
Charles Carroll, Barrister
1723–1783
One of the foremost patriots of the Revolution, author of the Maryland Declaration of Rights and active in the preparation of the first constitution of the State. At this house Washington, Lafayette and others prominent in the Revolutionary period were guests on their journeys between the Northern and Southern Colonies.
 
Erected 1914 by National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.741′ N, 76° 38.585′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Washington Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the wall at the front door of the mansion. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Clare (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Mt. Clare (a few steps from this marker); Camp Carroll (within shouting distance of this marker); 1917 – 1918 (about 400 feet away, in a direct line); Mount Clare, the Georgia Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carroll Park at the Golf Course (approx. 0.6 miles away); Restoring Water Quality (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Mt. Clare Mansion Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
2. Mt. Clare Mansion
This home was converted into a public bathhouse that operated until the early 1960's. For a nickle, you could rent a towel and take a hot bath.
 
 
Registered National Historic Landmark Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
3. Registered National Historic Landmark
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,737 times since then. Last updated on April 1, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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