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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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Maryland Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Glory (approx. ¼ mile away); Baltimore Regional Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Police Station
Captain John O'Donnell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2010
2. Captain John O'Donnell Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. half a mile away); The Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
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
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 759 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on May 29, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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