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Peale's Baltimore Museum

 
 
Peale's Baltimore Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 16, 2008
1. Peale's Baltimore Museum Marker
Inscription.
A pioneer art historical and scientific museum.
Erected 1818 by Rembrandt Peale.
Gas lighting demonstrated june 13 1816.
Occupied as city hall 1830-1875.

Rembrandt Peale
1778-1860

Distinguished Maryland artist, naturalist and technologist founded the first gas company in America June 17, 1816.

This tablet commemorates
the
1816 - American Gas Centenary - 1916

 
Erected 1916 by Consolidated Gas Electric Light and Power Company of Baltimore.
 
Location. 39° 17.51′ 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); The Municipal Museum of the City of Baltimore (here, next to this marker); Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814 (here, next to this marker); The Harris Bus (a few steps from this marker); Zion Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Hiltgunt Margret Zassenhaus
Marker location, inside an alcove, just to the right of the front door image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 16, 2008
2. Marker location, inside an alcove, just to the right of the front door
(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.) 
 
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Peale's Baltimore Museum image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
3. Peale's Baltimore Museum
Wisdom image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 27, 2015
4. Wisdom
Relief Sculpture by Robert McGill Mackall donated to the museum in 1931 by the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company.
Peale's Baltimore Museum image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 27, 2015
5. Peale's Baltimore Museum
Rembrandt Peale image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
6. Rembrandt Peale
Self Portrait
 
 
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 1,436 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 4, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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