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Fells Point in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Robert Long House

 
 
The Robert Long House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 22, 2008
1. The Robert Long House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1765 by a young Fell's Point merchant, this House is Baltimore's oldest surviving urban residence.

The furnishings in the parlor are the Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1973-1976 United States of America Bicentennial project.
 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
Location. 39° 16.931′ N, 76° 35.479′ W. Marker is in Fells Point in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on South Ann Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jean Hepner 1924 - 2014 (here, next to this marker); 732 South Ann Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1723 Lancaster Street (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building From 1992 - 1999
The Robert Long House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2017
2. The Robert Long House Marker
(Plaque on the right side of the front door) This property is listed on the National Register as a part of Fell’s Point National Historic District and as registered with the Preservation Society.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 719 South Ann Street (about 300 feet away); St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (about 400 feet away); 722 South Regester Street (about 400 feet away); Fells Point (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fells Point.
 
The Robert Long House Marker-side view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2017
3. The Robert Long House Marker-side view
The Schooner Lion of Baltimore is on the lot next to the house.
Schooner Lion of Baltimore image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2017
4. Schooner Lion of Baltimore
¼ scale representation of a “Chesapeake Bay pilot boat schooner” of 1812. Fell’s Pont shipwrights built some of the fastest sailing vessels of their time, often referred to as “Baltimore schooners”
The Robert Long House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 22, 2008
5. The Robert Long House
The Robert Long House image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
6. The Robert Long House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,344 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   5. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   6. submitted on April 26, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.

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