Westport in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Nov.25, 1874-Aug.10, 1910. World’s Lightweight Champion
Inducted into IBHOF 1990
[Bronze plaque at bottom of monument:]
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Heroes • Sports.
Location. 39° 15.633′ N, 76° 38.333′ W. Marker is in Westport in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Waterview Avenue (Cemetery Entrance). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Auburn Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carroll Park at the Golf Course (approx. 0.9 miles away); Restoring Water Quality (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reviving the Waterfront (approx. one mile away); Senator Harry McGuirk (approx. Gwynns Falls Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Of Fords, Felles, and Falls (approx. 1.1 miles away).
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Additional keywords. "Joe" Gans; Joseph Saifus Butts; International Boxing Hall of Fame
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 7. submitted on May 17, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.