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Union Bridge in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart

1825-1874

— Sculptor —

 
 
Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart 1825 - 1874 Sculptor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart 1825 - 1874 Sculptor Marker
Inscription.  He began his studies in Baltimore and in 1858 established a studio in Rome. Among his more important works are the monument to Chief Justice Taney in Annapolis and the completion of the bronze doors to the Capitol in Washington. Died in Rome 1874.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 39° 33.968′ N, 77° 10.299′ W. Marker is in Union Bridge, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Quaker Hill Road and Ladiesburg Road, on the right when traveling north on Quaker Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 417 Quaker Hill Road, Union Bridge MD 21791, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Pipe Creek Meeting” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blue Ridge College Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); World's First Reaping Machine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Safety Follows Wisdom (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Bridge
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Western Maryland Railway Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elmer A. Wolfe High School (approx. ¾ mile away); The First Reaping Machine (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Bridge.
 
Grave of W. H. Rinehart image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, May 16, 2009
2. Grave of W. H. Rinehart
Rinehart is buried in Greenmount Cemetery in Baltimore City.
Roger B. Taney Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
3. Roger B. Taney Monument
This monument located at Mt. Vernon Place in Baltimore City was designed by William Henry Rinehart. It is a 1887 copy of the 1871 monument at the State House in Annapolis. Bronze is 7¼ feet tall on a 6 foot granite base. Roger B. Taney was appointed Chief Justice of the United states in 1836.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,184 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 10, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on October 17, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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