Lansdowne in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lansdowne Christian Church
The first such service was held on May 14, 1905. Five months later, at another ceremony, the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), the leading Union veterans; organization, presented three stained glass windows to the congregation. Gen. Richard N. Bowerman, Commander of the Department of Maryland, G.A.R., contributed a stained glass window depicting the likeness of the G.A.R. membership badge (left). This window can be seen above the church altar. At the rear of the building are two other stained glass windows, one dedicated to Dushane Post 3, G.A.R. (a gift of the post, far left), and the second dedicated to Dushane Corps 3 of the Womanís Relief Corps (a gift of the corps, right).
On Grand Army Days early in the 20 century, veterans arrived from Baltimore on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and paraded through the streets to the church. After the service, the church ladies served dinner, and then the old soldiers gathered in the picnic grove for an evening
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 14.704′ N, 76° 39.787′ W. Marker is in Lansdowne, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Clyde Avenue and Baltimore Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Clyde Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Clyde Ave, Halethorpe MD 21227, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Gans (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mount Auburn Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Restoring Water Quality (approx. 2 miles away); Of Fords, Felles, and Falls (approx. 2 miles away); Carroll Park at the Golf Course (approx. 2 miles away); Carrollton Viaduct (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Memory of Mary Young Pickersgill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gwynns Falls Park at Wilkens Avenue (approx. 2.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Lansdowne Christian Church (Hull Memorial). (Submitted on July 15, 2016.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 205 times since then. Last updated on March 21, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.