Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Henry August Rowland House
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1975 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 18.03′ N, 76° 37.046′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Cathedral Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 915 Cathedral Street, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building High Society: Captains of Commerce (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Breaking Boundaries: Reverence, Renovation, and Rock and Roll (about 500 feet away); Tyson House (about 500 feet away); The Latrobe Building (about 600 feet away); 800-810 Cathedral Street Row Houses (about 600 feet away); The Revels Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center (about 800 feet away); Educating Baltimore: Music, History and Academia (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Regarding Henry August Rowland House. This house is notable as the residence of Henry August Rowland, one of the most important chemists of the 19th century, who lived here from about 1890 until his death in 1901.
Also see . . .
1. Henry August Rowland Home. Description of the house and its significance, from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Biography of Rowland on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,286 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.