Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Platt and Company Oyster Packers
—Present Day Baltimore Museum of Industry —
Originally built at the foot of Clement Street in 1865 by Landra Beach Platt.
Composite two-story structure with a one-story shed toward the rear. The two-story façade features Italianate cornices and a corner turret.
The one-story rear has a shed roof construction built with lateral bracing similar to that of 19th century barn construction.
[Side of marker:]
The area surrounding the main entrance of the Museum is a two-story addition built around 1900. It is brick with metal casement windows on the east façade
Erected by The Baltimore Museum of Industry. (Marker Number 2.)
Location. 39° 16.441′ N, 76° 36.065′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Key Highway east of Boyle Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Working Point by David Hess (a few steps from this marker); Steam Tug Baltimore (a few steps from this marker); Knabe Piano Factory Cupola (a few steps from this marker); Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Crane (a few steps from this marker); Hull of the Gov. R.M. McLane (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Platt and Company Oyster Packers (within shouting distance of this marker); Raymond R. Allen Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Look-Out (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 March 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.