Mount Vernon Cultural Walk-Contributing to Society
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Another was John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the B&O Railroad between 1858 and 1884, who lived at 101 West Monument Street during the mid-19th century. During the Civil War, he ensured that the B&O Railroad replenished supplies and troops for the Union. After the Civil War, Garrett secured agreements with German steamship companies that ushered immigrants through the port of Baltimore and onto B&O trains heading west.
In the 20th century, Theodore Marburg (1862-1946) lived at 14 West Mount Vernon Place. As an architect of the International Peace Movement, he greatly contributed to the creation of the League of Nations, the forerunner of the United Nations. Other important residents include Senator William Cabell Bruce (1860-1946), shipping magnate Albert Schumacher (1802-1871), lottery king
Location. 39° 17.85′ N, 76° 36.918′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of North Charles Street and Mt. Vernon Place on North Charles Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Monumental Mistake (a few steps from this marker); The Peabody Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peabody Conservatory (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Vernon Cultural Walk-Celebrating Culture (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); A Monumental Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Also see . . . John Pendleton Kennedy - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 9, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 7, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.