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

Henry August Rowland House

 
 
Henry August Rowland House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 6, 2008
1. Henry August Rowland House Marker
Inscription.  
Has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1975
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1975 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
 
Location. 39° 18.03′ N, 76° 37.046′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Mid-Town Belvedere. Marker is on Cathedral Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 915 Cathedral Street, 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. The Professional Arts Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emmanuel Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Building High Society: Captains of Commerce
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(about 500 feet away); Breaking Boundaries: Reverence, Renovation, and Rock and Roll (about 500 feet away); Tyson House (about 500 feet away); The Latrobe Building (about 600 feet away); 800-810 Cathedral Street Row Houses (about 600 feet away); The Morison (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Regarding Henry August Rowland House. This house is notable as the residence of Henry August Rowland, one of the most important chemists of the 19th century, who lived here from about 1890 until his death in 1901.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Rowland on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Rowland House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 6, 2008
2. Rowland House
Rowland House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 6, 2008
3. Rowland House
Portrait of Henry A. Rowland by Thomas Eakins image. Click for full size.
4. Portrait of Henry A. Rowland by Thomas Eakins
Eakins made this portrait of Eakins in 1897. The image is, unfortunately, often reproduced without the frame, which was also designed and created by Eakins, to illustrate Rowland's accomplishments and work. It is in the collection of the Addison Gallery of American Art, in Andover, Massachusetts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,403 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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