From Bricks and Pianos to Football
Gwynns Falls Trail
(Inscription above the image in the lower left)
Before the football stadium was built, the site was occupied at different time by Knabe Piano Factory and Sweetheart Cup Company, among others.
(Inscription above the images in the upper right)
Note the brick construction (right) of M&T Bank Stadium
1 Oriole Park
2 the B&O Warehouse
3 and Camden Station
4 William Knabe opened his piano factory (below, right) in 1855. Knabe pianos were known for their fine craftsmanship and melodious tone. Camden Station (below) was constructed in the 1850ís, using bricks from the yard
Location. 39° 16.678′ N, 76° 37.259′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Howard Street. Touch for map. The marker is at the end of the pedestrian bridge that goes over the light rail. 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. Struggling For Equality (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Solo Gibbs Park (about 800 feet away); Leadenhall Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maryland Stadium Complex at Ostend and Warner Streets (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Hill and Otterbein (approx. ľ mile away); Ebenezer AME Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Free State Pub (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richard H. Trainor (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.