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Captain John O'Donnell

1749-1805

 
 
Captain John O'Donnell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2010
1. Captain John O'Donnell Marker
Inscription. Captain John O’Donnell, the founder of the Canton Community, was a man of great vision and accomplishment. He initiated trade between Canton, China and Baltimore in 1785 operating his own merchant sailing vessels. This public square once the site of the Canton Market is dedicated in his honor.
 
Erected by The Canton Improvement Association-The Board of Recreation and Parks, the City of Baltimore, William Donald Schaefer.
 
Location. 39° 16.806′ N, 76° 34.482′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on O'Donnell Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21224, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Canton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canton Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Former Glory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baltimore Regional Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. half a mile away); The Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Show of Strength (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
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Captain John O'Donnell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2010
2. Captain John O'Donnell Marker
Captain John O'Donnell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2010
3. Captain John O'Donnell Marker
Inscription on the base of the statue
Captain John O'Donnell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 3, 2016
4. Captain John O'Donnell
Captain John O'Donnell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 3, 2016
5. Captain John O'Donnell
1978 Statue Captain John O'Donnell by Tylden Westcott Streett image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 3, 2016
6. 1978 Statue Captain John O'Donnell by Tylden Westcott Streett
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 646 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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