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James L. (Jim) Caskey, Jr.

(1945-1999)

 
 
James L. (Jim) Caskey, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 22, 2017
1. James L. (Jim) Caskey, Jr. Marker
Inscription. Jim Caskey, who lived at 523 Scott Street, served his Southwest Baltimore neighbors in many ways. He co-founded and long served as Treasurer of the South Baltimore Federal Credit Union, which for many years was located in this building, 788 Washington Boulevard. He was a “moving force” that created the Southwest Community Council and co-founded COIL, Communities Organized to Improve Life. Jim was President of Catholic Dignity, Treasurer of the Washington Village/Pigtown Neighborhood Planning Council and a Board Member of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, and the Washington Village Medical Center. Professionally he served the public as a social worker; ending his career working against AIDS in Baltimore.

This intersection of Washington Boulevard & Scott Street was named Caskey Square by the City of Baltimore on James L. Caskey, Jr. Day, September 30, 2001
 
Erected 2001 by City of Baltimore.
 
Location. 39° 16.984′ N, 76° 37.72′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Scott Street and Washington Blvd. on Scott Street. Touch for map. The marker is attached to the side of the building on Scott Street near the upper portion of the entrance which is on Washington

James L. (Jim) Caskey, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 22, 2017
2. James L. (Jim) Caskey, Jr. Marker
Blvd. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walters Public Bath House No. 2 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Car That Carried Ike on His Last Trip (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Chessie's Famous "Big Mike" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railroads Eclipse a National Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (approx. mile away); Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Free State Pub (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
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Caskey Square road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 22, 2017
3. Caskey Square road sign
Caskey Square-Washington Blvd and Scott Street image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 22, 2017
4. Caskey Square-Washington Blvd and Scott Street
Welcome to Pigtown mural image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 22, 2017
5. Welcome to Pigtown mural
The mural is a short distance from Caskey Square. It is located on a building located on W. Barre Street at Washington Blvd. GPS coordinates 39.28291 W76.62765
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 4, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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