Pigtown in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
B&O Railroad Museum
National Railway Historical Society
B&O Railroad Museum
on the 175th anniversary of beginning
construction of the
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
on July 4, 1828
The museum is commended in its efforts to protect and restore historic artifacts including the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse damaged by winter storms in February 2003
Erected 2003 by National Railway Historical Society, Historic Plaque Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1828.
Location. 39° 17.126′ N, 76° 37.998′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Pigtown. Marker can be reached from West Pratt Street east of South Schroeder Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 W Pratt St, Baltimore MD 21223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Line Electrification of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) 1895 CSX Corporation (here, next to this marker); Working for the Railroad: Women (a few steps from this marker); B&O No. 908 (within shouting distance of this marker); First Commercial Railroad Right-of-Way in America (within shouting distance of this marker); Luther G. Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Carroll (within shouting distance of this marker); Working for the Railroad: African Americans (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.