Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
... in every direction a once noble landscape is in the process of being engulfed by the relentless city...
William Marye, 1921.
The Wilkens Curled Hair Factory, today the site of the Westside Shopping Center, remained in business from 1845 until the 1920s.
The Union Stockyards (left), located south of Wilkens Avenue near the railroads from 1891 to 1967, brought "every hoof under one roof" in was was claimed to be the largest stockyard east of Chicago.
Erected by Gwynns Falls Trail Council.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Gwynns Falls Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 16.64′ Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21223, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mt. Olivet Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rowhouses: a Baltimore Tradition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gwynns Falls Valley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ellicott Flour Mills (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carrollton Viaduct (approx. 0.4 miles away); Of Fords, Felles, and Falls (approx. 0.6 miles away); Early Transportation Routes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
Also see . . .
1. Image of the marker. (Submitted on March 19, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Gwynns Falls Trail Council. (Submitted on March 19, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
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