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Homewood

 
 
Homewood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 8, 2008
1. Homewood Marker
Inscription. The Home of Charles Carroll, Jr.
A National Historic Landmark
Built 1801 - Restored 1987
Open for Tours - Museum Shop
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 19.81′ N, 76° 37.131′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Johns Hopkins University and may be reached from University Parkway behind the lacrosse field. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21218, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Homewood (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Keyser Quadrangle (about 400 feet away); The Sheridan Libraries (about 400 feet away); Confederate Women of Maryland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clover Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spring House or Dairy - c. 1812 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lee and Jackson Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
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Homewood Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 8, 2008
2. Homewood Mansion
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signed of the Declaration of Independence, gave this house to his only son, Charles Carroll, Jr. and his wife as a wedding present. The house is open for tours with limited hours. It was used as the administrative building for Johns Hopkins University for many years and has now been restored to its original use as a museum.
Window above the front entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 8, 2008
3. Window above the front entrance.
There is an even larger window inside the main entrance separating the front and back hallway.
Privy image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 8, 2008
4. Privy
This substantial brick structure is one of two remaining outbuildings. It is in the process of being restored. The building has two rooms and is a seven seater.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,355 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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