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Johns-Hopkins - Homewood in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Homewood

 
 
Homewood Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
1. Homewood Marker
Inscription.  Property purchased in 1800 by Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence, as a wedding present for his only son, Charles and bride Harriett Chew of Philadelphia. The younger Charles designed and oversaw the building of the outstanding Federal style country house, completed in 1805. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The 130 acre farm originally has a dozen outbuildings.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list.
 
Location. 39° 19.769′ N, 76° 37.076′ W. Marker is in Johns-Hopkins - Homewood in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Charles Street (Maryland Route 139) and Greenway, on the right when traveling south on Charles Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Homewood image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
2. Homewood
Building is now a part of Johns Hopkins University.
marker. A different marker also named Homewood (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Keyser Quadrangle (about 500 feet away); The Sheridan Libraries (about 500 feet away); Church Home and Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); World War I Peace Cross Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Clover Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Spring House or Dairy - c. 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Remington-Wyman World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johns-Hopkins - Homewood.
 
Additional comments.
1. Landmark status
Homewood was designated a National Historic Landmark on November 11, 1971.
    — Submitted March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

 
Additional keywords. Johns Hopkins University
 
Nearby entrance to Johns Hopkins University image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 25, 2009
3. Nearby entrance to Johns Hopkins University
John Hopkins, 1795 - 1873 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 25, 2009
4. John Hopkins, 1795 - 1873
- monument on N. Charles Street, one half block north of the Homewood Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,182 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on April 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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