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

Morton's Rocks

 
 
Morton's Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2021
1. Morton's Rocks Marker
Inscription.  
1. Maine granite from the oldest U.S. quarry; Deer Isle, Maine.
2. Texas pink granite from the oldest quarry in Texas; the building stone of the Texas state Capital.
3. Setters quartzite from Butler, Maryland.

These rocks were chosen to represent three areas important to Dr. Morton Blaustein. Maryland, where he was born. Texas, the rocks of which he studied for his Ph.D. dissertation and where he first worked. Maine, where he spent his summers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural ResourcesScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 39° 19.684′ N, 76° 37.403′ W. Marker is in Wyman Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on San Martin Drive 0.1 miles north of Wyman Park Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3400 San Martin Dr, Baltimore MD 21210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wyman Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remington-Wyman World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Founder's Wall

Morton's Rocks Display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2021
2. Morton's Rocks Display
(about 600 feet away); Greenhouse (about 700 feet away); Decker Quadrangle (about 800 feet away); Daniel Coit Gilman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wyman Quadrangle (approx. 0.2 miles away); The 1958 Johns Hopkins University Commencement (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Dedication plaque for Dr. Morton image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2021
3. Dedication plaque for Dr. Morton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 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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