Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Boy Scout Armory

 
 
First Boy Scout Armory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
1. First Boy Scout Armory Marker
Inscription. On this site, May 20, 1911, Ernest Thompson Seton, founder of the Boy Scouts of America, laid the cornerstone of the first Boy Scout Armory in the United States, and 30 acres of land were presented to the Mount Washington Boy Scouts for park and parade ground purposes. • Commemorative stone given by Woman’s Club of Mount Washington October 11, 1969.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 22.005′ N, 76° 39.845′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Kelly Avenue and Bonnieview Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Kelly Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll Hunting Lodge (approx. half a mile away); Ruscombe (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fire Power (approx. 1.4 miles away); Roland Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Colored Methodist Protestant St. John’s Chapel of Baltimore County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Nicholas Ruxton Moore (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rockland (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Persons
 
Area is now a park. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
2. Area is now a park.
Presentation Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
3. Presentation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,632 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement