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

Mount Clare

 
 
Mt. Clare 1754 - 1914 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
1. Mt. Clare 1754 - 1914 Marker
Inscription.   1754–1914.
This oldest colonial structure of Baltimore was built in 1754 upon the estate known as “Georgia Plantation”
by
Charles Carroll, Barrister
1723–1783
One of the foremost patriots of the Revolution, author of the Maryland Declaration of Rights and active in the preparation of the first constitution of the State. At this house Washington, Lafayette and others prominent in the Revolutionary period were guests on their journeys between the Northern and Southern Colonies.
 
Erected 1914 by National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 39° 16.741′ N, 76° 
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38.585′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Carroll Park. Marker can be reached from Washington Boulevard. Marker is mounted on the wall at the front door of the mansion. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Mount Clare (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Mount Clare (a few steps from this marker); Camp Carroll (within shouting distance of this marker); 1917 – 1918 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Beuys Tree Partnership (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Clare, the Georgia Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Carroll Park at the Historic Pigtown Neighborhood (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Mt. Clare Mansion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
2. Mt. Clare Mansion
This home was converted into a public bathhouse that operated until the early 1960's. For a nickle, you could rent a towel and take a hot bath.
Registered National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
3. Registered National Historic Landmark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,512 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on April 1, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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