Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Solo Gibbs Park
This park and recreation cetner is named in honor of Solo Gibbs (1912-1977) for his passionate work organizing neighborhood youth in recreational activities. Gibbs is proudly seen in his band uniform.
The Hamburg Street Bridge was renamed in honor of Reverend Mildred Moon (1941-1992) who led this community's fight against highway construction and for affordable housing. She was passionate, gracious and highly effective.
Frederick Douglass (1818-1894) joined the Sharp Street Methodist
Erected by Gwynns Falls Trail Council.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Gwynns Falls Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 16.712′ N, 76° 37.106′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from West Hamburg Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Solo Gibbs Park. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Struggling For Equality (within shouting distance of this marker); Leadenhall Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Bricks and Pianos to Football (about 800 feet away); Federal Hill and Otterbein (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ebenezer AME Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maryland Stadium Complex at Ostend and Warner Streets (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salvation Army (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard H. Trainor (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Categories. • 20th Century • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Notable Persons •
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