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The Battle Monument
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: September 27, 2015
Caption: The Battle Monument
Additional Description: The Battle Monument, along with the Washington Monument, prompted President John Quincy Adams to dub Baltimore “the Monumental City.” Monument Square served as a gathering place for important events and also attracted Baltimoreans out for a stroll, such as the African Americans depicted in this 1838 view.
Close-up of image on marker

Submitted: October 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p332580
File Size: 1.042 Megabytes

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