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Downtown in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Baltimore

 
 
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2021
1. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Marker
Inscription.  
First cathedral in the United States

Cornerstone laid 1806
By: Bishop John Carroll

Dedicated 1821
 
Erected by The Archdiocese of Baltimore.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 39° 17.654′ N, 76° 36.998′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Cathedral Street and Mulberry Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north on Cathedral Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 W Mulberry St, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (a few steps from this marker); James Cardinal Gibbons Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Creating an American Culture: The Golden Age of Baltimore (within shouting distance of this marker); The Latrobe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Enoch Pratt Free Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Expanding the American Intellect: Icons and Iconoclasts

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2021
2. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington Bicentennial Marker (about 300 feet away); Pope John Paul II Monument (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Additional plaque on the grounds of the Basilica image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2021
3. Additional plaque on the grounds of the Basilica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Feb. 24, 2021