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Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814

 
 
Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 16, 2008
1. Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814 Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935.
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1966

 
Erected 1966 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° 17.507′ N, 76° 36.613′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on North Holliday Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 North Holliday Street, Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Peale Museum (here, next to this marker); Peale's Baltimore Museum (here, next to this marker); The Municipal Museum of the City of Baltimore (a few steps from this marker); The Harris Bus (a few steps from this marker); Zion Lutheran Church (within shouting
Peale's Baltimore Museum image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 16, 2008
2. Peale's Baltimore Museum
Marker is close to the right edge of the building, between the window and the downspout.
distance of this marker); Dr. Hiltgunt Margret Zassenhaus (within shouting distance of this marker); Discover Holliday Street: A Stage for Culture, Politics, and Worship (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore City Fire Department (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Also see . . .
1. Description of the building from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 16, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Peale's Baltimore Museum. 225 N. Holliday Street, Baltimore, Baltimore City. National Register Description. (Submitted on October 4, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 27, 2015
3. Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814 Marker
Peale's Baltimore Museum image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 27, 2015
4. Peale's Baltimore Museum
Wisdom image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 27, 2015
5. Wisdom
Relief sculpture by Robert McGill Mackall, donated in 1931 by the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company.
Union Bank Pediment<br>in the back garden image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 27, 2015
6. Union Bank Pediment
in the back garden
This 1807 sculpture by Augustin Chevalier was originally part of the Union Bank Building designed by Robert Cary Long, Sr. It was donated to the museum by the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. The broken gas lamp reminds us that Rembrandt Peale founded the Gas Light Company of Baltimore in 1816 the ancestor of Baltimore Gas and Electric.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,447 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 4, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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