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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Baltimore, Maryland

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1Maryland, Baltimore, Abell — "Old" Oriole Park
Site of former major league baseball park known as Terrapin Park. Home of Federal League Baltimore Terrapins from 1914 to 1915. Built on land owned by Ned Hanlon, manager of the world champion 1890s National League Baltimore Orioles and a director . . . Map (db m175036) HM
2Maryland, Baltimore, Abell — Village life goes on along Old York Road..
The York road dates back to the 1740s when it was merely a dirt path following a trail worn down by Piscataway and Susquehannock tribes between the Jones Falls and the Herring Run above the Patapsco River and the Chesapeake Bay along the Fall . . . Map (db m195013) HM
3Maryland, Baltimore, Barclay — The North Avenue Poly BuildingBaltimore City Landmark
"You didn't go to Poly, you joined it." Such is the proud attitude of many Baltimoreans associated with this school, long considered to have one of the best college preparatory programs in the country. Conceived in 1883, the school opened its . . . Map (db m135068) HM
4Maryland, Baltimore, Belair-Edison — Saint - Lo Drive Memorial
The Mayors of the two cities met here and named this drive to commemorate the high courage and valor of the Twenty-Ninth Infantry Division which assisted in the liberation of the enemy held city of Saint – Lo France during July 1944. . . . Map (db m201628) HM WM
5Maryland, Baltimore, Belair-Edison — World War I Memorial
This memorial is erected by the people of Belair Road and vicinity as a tribute to our boys who made the supreme sacrifice and those who served in Army and Navy in the Great World War 1917-1918. (names listed-many not legible)Map (db m101529) WM
6Maryland, Baltimore, Better Waverly — Eastern High School Monument
The Good Shepherd in honor of: Lizette Woodworth Reese, Poetess, Grace Trunbull, Sculptress. Dedicated by Eastern High School graduates in honor and memory of their teachers and alumni 1844-1986.Map (db m102703) HM
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7Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — 29th Division AssociationCenter Haute Meuse 1917-Sector Alsace Argonne 1919
Charles Hazeltine Hammann Ens Air Service U.S. Navy March 16, 1892-June 14, 1919 Henry Gilbert Costin Pvt. Co. H, 115TH Inf., 29th Div June 15, 1898-October 8, 1918. Ensign Hammann rescued a fellow pilot by landing his seaplane on a . . . Map (db m101516) WM
8Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Anne Morris Owings1889 - 1959
Advocate for the disabled. She founded and directed the Mary Lea Studio, a workshop of the Baltimore League for Crippled Children and Adults.Map (db m154846) HM
9Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Archibald Coleman Rogers, FAIA
Archibald Coleman Rogers, FAIA 1917-2001 Founding Partner of the global architectural firm RTKL. President of the American Institute of Architects. First Executive Director of the Greater Baltimore Committee. He played a vital role in revitalizing . . . Map (db m142896) HM
10Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Christine Ladd-Franklin, Ph.D.1847-1930
A logician, mathematician, and psychologist, she developed a new theory of color vision. She was the first woman to complete Ph.D. requirements at Johns Hopkins, in 1882, although because of her gender, the University did not confer the degree until . . . Map (db m154833) HM
11Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Colonel Charles Marshall1830-1902
Chief of Staff to General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox. Later a political reformer and one of nineteenth-century Baltimore's "Seven Great Lawyers."Map (db m6460) HM
12Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Confederate Soldiers and Sailors MonumentReconciling History — Baltimore's Confederate Monuments — Reported permanently removed
During the Civil War, approximately 60,000 Marylanders fought for the Union and 25,000 fought for the Confederacy. After the war, Confederate sympathizers erected monuments such as this one to recognize Confederate soldiers and sailors and to . . . Map (db m101761) WM
13Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Curt Richter, Ph. D. / Gary Moore1894-1988 / 1915-1993
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14Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Edith Hamilton / Alice Hamilton, M.D.1867-1963
Classicist author of The Greek Way. A leader in women's day-schooling First headmistress of Bryn Mawr School. *** Alice Hamilton, M.D. 1869-1970 Founder of industrial hygiene, pioneer in removing lead from paint. Harvard's first woman . . . Map (db m6466) HM
15Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Ernest Stebbins, M.D.1901-1987
Early advisor to the World Health Organization. New York City Health Commissioner. Long time dean of Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.Map (db m6581) HM
16Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — F. Scott Fitzgerald1896-1940
Author of The Great Gatsby (1925). Works published while he resided here: Tender is the Night (1934), Raps At Reveille (1935), and essays (1934-1936) later collected in The Crack-Up.Map (db m6473) HM
17Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland
Welcome to the Memorial Garden of Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland. In Honor of Families and Children and their strivings to succeed-enter to enjoy, reflect, celebrate, remember and heal. Established September 3, 1998 on the . . . Map (db m101956) HM
18Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Florence Hochschild Austrian / Robert Austrian1889 - 1979 / 1917 - 2007
Artist and community activist. Leader in the renovation of Eutaw Place Developer of the pneumococcal vaccine. Winner of the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research AwardMap (db m154848) HM
19Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Florence Rena Sabin, M.D.1871-1953
First woman full professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Introducer of techniques for staining living cells. Reformer of Colorado's health laws. Her statue stands in the U.S. Capitol.Map (db m6475) HM
20Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Frances Morton Froehlicher1912 - 1995
Housing and city planning advocate. Published a seminal study of Baltimore neighborhoods. Co-founder and Executive Director of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association. Co-founder of the Better Air Coalition.Map (db m142890) HM
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21Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Franklin P. Mall, M.D.1862-1919
First Johns Hopkins Professor of Anatomy. After 1914, also first Director of the Department of Embryology at Washington's Carnegie Institution, where he pioneered embryological research.Map (db m6480) HM
22Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Garry Moore1915-1993
Born Thomas Garrison Morfit, he was an early host and star of 1950s and 1960s television variety shows, including I've Got a Secret and The Garry Moore Show.Map (db m6589) HM
23Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — George W. Rayner HouseCirca 1879
George Rayner (1854-1884), lawyer and one of Baltimore's wealthiest men, was the first to call this home.Map (db m6579) HM
24Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Gerald W. Johnson1890-1980
Journalist, historian and biography. His political commentary, in print and on television, led Adlai Stevenson to call him "the critic and conscience of the nation."Map (db m6478) HM
25Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Gloria VictisConfederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument Reported permanently removed
Gloria Victis-To the Soldiers and Sailors of Maryland in the service of the Confederate States of America. 1861-1865 {The front of the base of the monument}Map (db m62306) WM
26Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Hans Froehlicher, Jr.
Hans Froehlicher, Jr. 1891-1976 Civic educator and activist. Headmaster of Park School. Co-founder and President of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association. With his wife Frances, founded the Better Air Coalition.Map (db m142891) HM
27Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Hugh Lennox Bond1828-1893
Stalwart supporter of President Lincoln and of Emancipation. Chief Judge in the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court, where he was nicknamed "The Curse of the K.K.K" for his harsh sentences.Map (db m6462) HM
28Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Jacob Epstein1864-1945
Innovative wholesale merchant to the South and collector of Old Master paintings. As a philanthropist, he inaugurated the system of matching charitable grants.Map (db m6568) HM
29Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Jacob J. Abel, M.D.1857-1938
Pioneer researcher on adrenalin, insulin, and the artificial kidney. First Professor of Pharmacology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. For 40 years the leading pharmacologist in America.Map (db m6569) HM
30Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Jesse Lazear, M.D.1866-1900
Johns Hopkins researcher in Cuba. To find the cause of yellow fever he courageously exposed himself to virus-infected mosquitoes and died of the disease, thereby proving the route of transmission.Map (db m6583) HM
31Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Lanvale Memorial Garden
Dedicated to the loving memory of Dr. Joseph J. Costa Chief of Critical Care Medicine Mercy Hospital who died while unselfishly treating those with COVID 19 July 25, 2020Map (db m212327) HM
32Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Laurance Page Roberts / Isabel Spaulding Roberts
Laurance Page Roberts 1907-2002 Director of the Brooklyn Museum, the American Academy in Rome, and the New York State Council on the Arts, Scholar of Japanese art. Isabel Spaulding Roberts 1911-2003First woman Director of the . . . Map (db m142863) HM
33Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Mergenthaler House
From 1894 to 1899, this house was the residence of Ottmar Mergenthaler, a German immigrant who revolutionized the art of printing with his invention of the Linotype. Previously a typesetter searched for a single character, then placed it in a line . . . Map (db m6582) HM
34Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Mildred Dyke Atkinson1909 - 2014
Housing and civil rights advocate. Field Secretary of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association. Director of Christian Social Relations for the Maryland Council of ChurchesMap (db m154845) HM
35Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Neighbors and Natives
William Gailes Contee and Edward Wilson Parago, Sr. Contee-Parago Park is one of the first City parks to be named after Black Baltimoreans: Edward Wilson Parago, Sr. (1898-1983), a postal worker, and William Gailes Contee, an upholsterer . . . Map (db m212325) HM
36Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Otto Frederick Kraushaar, Ph.D.1901 - 1989
President of Goucher College. He led the effort to establish Goucher as a nationally-recognized women's college.Map (db m154835) HM
37Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Piero Ernesto Weiss, Ph.D.1928 - 2011
Concert pianist and musicologist, he founded the music history department at the Peabody Conservatory, where he taught from 1985-2011.Map (db m154837) HM
38Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Soterios "Buddy" Pappas1915 - 2001 — Bolton Hill Historic District —
Southern States heavyweight champion professional wrestler. A pioneer art director in early television, his Baltimore team created the hit children's show Romper Room.Map (db m212888) HM
39Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — The Cone Sisters
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40Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — The Md. Prince Hall Masons
"The Md. Prince Hall Masons acquired this Temple from the congregation of Oheb Shalom, November 1960, built by them in 1891." Williard W. Allen, Grand Master Emeritus Samuel T. Daniels, Grand MasterMap (db m6551) HM
41Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Thomas Bourne Turner, M.D.1902 - 2002
Dean of the Johns Hopkins University School if Medicine. He performed important research on yaws, syphilis and polio. In his 75-year association with Hopkins, his career spanned the modern history clinical and academic medicineMap (db m154831) HM
42Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Thomas J. O’Neill
Thomas J. O’Neill 1849-1919-Founder of O’Neill & Company Department Store. He left the business to his employees. He bequeathed the funds that built Good Samaritan Hospital and the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.Map (db m142861) HM
43Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — Thomas Ward / Joyce Ward1927 - 2016 / 1929 - 2011
Founders of the Irish Railroad Workers Museum and ardent preservationists. Their efforts helped save Baltimore's historic neighborhoods and parks.Map (db m154842) HM
44Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — William Edwards Stevenson1900-1985
Boyhood home of the President of Oberlin College and head of Aspen Humanities Institute. Ambassador to the Philippines. Olympic Gold Medalist for the 1600 meter relay in 1924.Map (db m6468) HM
45Maryland, Baltimore, Bolton Hill — William H. Howell, Ph.D.1860-1945
Discoverer of the anticoagulant heparin. First Professor of Physiology and early Dean at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Second director of the Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.Map (db m6464) HM
46Maryland, Baltimore, Broening Manor — Camp Holabird
Named for Quartermaster General Samuel B. Holabird (1826-1907) and established in 1917 as the Army's first motor transport training center and depot. Supplied World War I American Expeditionary Forces in France with Detroit-made vehicles. Trained . . . Map (db m115239) HM
47Maryland, Baltimore, Brooklyn — For God and Country
Dedicated in reverent tribute to those patriots from the Brooklyn, Curtis Bay, Fairfield area who gloriously served our beloved America in her tragic wars.
"Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present . . . Map (db m212964) WM
48Maryland, Baltimore, Butchers Hill — 122 South Patterson Park Avenue
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m184962) HM
49Maryland, Baltimore, Butchers Hill — 2101 East Baltimore Street
2101 East Baltimore Street Built c. 1875 Restored by The Siegel Organization has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m212979) HM
50Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Baltimore Regional TrailA House Divided — War on the Chesapeake Bay —
During the Civil War, Baltimore and its environs exemplified the divided loyalties of Maryland's residents. The city had commercial ties to the South as well as the North, and its secessionist sympathies erupted in violence on April 19, 1861, . . . Map (db m201505) HM
51Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Captain John O'Donnell1749-1805 Reported permanently removed
Captain John O’Donnell, the founder of the Canton Community, was a man of great vision and accomplishment. He initiated trade between Canton, China and Baltimore in 1785 operating his own merchant sailing vessels. This public square once the site . . . Map (db m184475) HM
52Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Former GloryStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812 —
The mouth of Harris Creek was once part of Baltimore’s thriving maritime industry. David Stodder began building ships here in the 1780s. The first U.S. Navy frigate, Constellation, launched from Stodders Shipyard in 1797 and played an active role . . . Map (db m79670) HM
53Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Frederick Douglass' Escape from Slavery
Just a few yards from this spot on September 3, 1838, Frederick Bailey, later known to the world as Frederick Douglass, escaped from slavery in Baltimore by boarding a northern train. Frederick, 20 years old, was disguised as a sailor, carrying . . . Map (db m212892) HM
54Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Historic CantonThe Frigate Constellation was successfully launched in 1797 from Harris Creek in Canton.
After the United States declared its independence from Britain in 1778 the young nation’s navy, which had a small number of ships, was constantly being attacked by the British on the high seas. In response President George Washington directed . . . Map (db m180264) HM WM
55Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Historic Canton
Through the efforts of the Canton Improvement Association this old and densely populated ethnic neighborhood was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The two-story red brick row houses are especially noteworthy for their hand . . . Map (db m184476) HM
56Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Historic CantonPeter Cooper — Creator of the Cooper Union in Lower Manhattan —
Capitalist cooper purchased the captain John O'Donnell estate 3000 acres in Canton in 1920 and helped in funding the Canton Company of Baltimore that acted as a real estate and development company in transforming the Canton Company into a . . . Map (db m190368) HM
57Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Historic CantonThe Railroad Transfer Bridge
The Pennsylvania Railroad used this railroad transfer bridge to land cars that were transported on ferries between Locust Point and Canton. Known as "carfloating," this activity occurred in the Baltimore Harbor from 1871 to 1969. This two-story . . . Map (db m212895) HM
58Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Historic CantonViewing the Entrance to the Baltimore Harbor from the Canton Waterfront Park
Canton Cove is directly in front of you. Here, schooners would wait before receiving the message to head to Fells Point to unload their cargo. The Inner Harbor, at that time, was a swamp and not navigable. Fort McHenry is further out to the . . . Map (db m212896) HM
59Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Historic CantonThe Industrial Heart of the City of Baltimore
Capt. John O'Donnell, considered the founder of Canton, made his fortune trading in East Asia. Around 1875, he settled in the Canton area and named his plantation after the port city of Canton, China. Capt. O'Donnell became an enslaver, and the . . . Map (db m212897) HM
60Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Honor Roll
"We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain." 1941 World War II 1945 Michael P. Angelonga U.S.A. Joseph Balek U.S.A. Jess Barton U.S.A. Andrew Baumer U.S.A. Kilian J. Buettner U.S.A. Carroll L. Caples . . . Map (db m145466) WM
61Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Korean War Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to those Marylanders who served and died in the "Forgotten War" Korea June 25, 1950-July 27, 1953 Akridge, Walter R. • Allmond, John W. • Ames, Richard C. • Amsden, Norman E. • Anders, Fred . . . Map (db m184694) WM
62Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — Professor Trash Wheel
Harnessing the power of nature to help keep the Baltimore Harbor clean The amazing machine you see before you uses a combination of old and new technology to harness the power of water and sunlight to pick up litter and debris flowing down . . . Map (db m212890) HM
63Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — The Canton Library
This branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library was built in and opened for use in 1886, one of four given to the city of Baltimore by Enoch Pratt, a great philanthropist of that era. It is the only one of that group still in use as a library. Pratt . . . Map (db m2450) HM
64Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — The Harris Creek Rain GardenGreen Solutions to Water Pollution
Harris Creek The Harris Creek was once an above ground stream large enough to sail a ship in. It was filled in to make more land for development in the early 1800s. It is now completely piped underground, but it continues to run through . . . Map (db m212889) HM
65Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — The Old Police Station
[Left plaque] On this site stood The Old Police Station Erected 1879 Commissioners William Carmichael E.W. Stiefel J.H. Millender G.W. Bucher Builder G.A. Boyden Architect Rebuilt . . . Map (db m128744) HM
66Maryland, Baltimore, Canton — The Railroad to Freedom
Douglass escaped slavery with a bold plan, a clever disguise, steady nerves, and help from his friends. At the age of 20, Frederick Bailey (as he was called) lived under slavery in Fell's Point, one mile west of this marker. He was . . . Map (db m212894) HM
67Maryland, Baltimore, Canton Industrial Area — Liberty Ship S.S. John W. Brown
S.S. John W. Brown Built for U.S. Maritime Commission Hull No. 312 by Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Inc. Baltimore, Maryland September 1942 Map (db m145656) HM WM
68Maryland, Baltimore, Canton Industrial Area — Lifeboat Number 2
The only known remaining lifeboat from Savannah's original outfit of four lifeboats, No. 2 is a 26' long aluminum hull, oar-propelled open boat manufactured in 1959 by the Welin Davit and Boat Company of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. This . . . Map (db m145941) HM
69Maryland, Baltimore, Canton Industrial Area — Main Reduction (Bull) Gear Segment
This segment of the main reduction gear was donated to the N/S Savannah Association in 2009 by the Southern Scrap Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. It weighs about 37,500 lbs, or nearly half of the weight of the complete gear. Notice that the hub . . . Map (db m145942) HM
70Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — 1917 – 1918
The residents of the Twenty First Ward as a lasting expression of their gratitude and affection have placed this tablet as a testimonial to the young men of this community, who in a spirit of unselfish patriotism answered their country’s call in the . . . Map (db m41354) HM
71Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Camp CarrollFrom Plantation to Federal Camp
This land was part of a 2,568-acre tract named Georgia Plantation, that Charles Carroll purchased in 1732. By 1760, his son Charles Carroll, a lawyer, had constructed a Georgian summer home, Mount Clare. the Carroll family lived here until 1852. . . . Map (db m2537) HM
72Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Carroll Park
Baltimore’s Park Commission purchased portions of the Mount Clare estate between 1890 and 1907 to provide a large landscaped park for the city’s southwestern neighborhoods. The Olmsted Brothers firm helped the city develop plans to protect the . . . Map (db m41430) HM
73Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Carroll Park at the Golf Course — Gwynns Falls Trail —
Native Americans once traversed this stream where nearby at Gwynns Run in 1669, Richard Gwinn, the stream’s namesake, established a trading post. Next to the trail today is the nine-hole executive Carroll Park Golf Course, one of the five operated . . . Map (db m41426) HM
74Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Mount Clare
This outstanding Georgian mansion, built between 1754 and 1768, was the home of Charles Carroll, Barrister and framer of Maryland’s first Constitution and Declaration of Rights. Carroll and his wife Margaret Tilghman made Mount Clare a center of . . . Map (db m3152) HM
75Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Mount Clare
1754–1914. This oldest colonial structure of Baltimore was built in 1754 upon the estate known as “Georgia Plantation” by Charles Carroll, Barrister 1723–1783 One of the foremost patriots of . . . Map (db m41351) HM
76Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Mount ClareFreedom Seekers at Georgia Plantation — National Underground Railroad-Network to Freedom —
In 1760, Mount Clare was built as the summer home of Charles Carroll, Barrister. Mount Clare was the center of Georgia, Charles Carroll’s 800-acre Patapsco River Plantation. The estate supported grain fields and grist mills along the Gwynn’s Falls, . . . Map (db m61209) HM
77Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Mount Clare, the Georgia Plantation
In the late 1760’s, the Mount Clare mansion was built by Charles Carroll, Barrister and his wife, Margaret Tilghman, as their summer home. The mansion was located on the grounds of the original plantation, Georgia, and included an orangery, . . . Map (db m2533) HM
78Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Of Fords, Felles, and Falls
The Susquehannock and Algonquian Indians had long traveled through this area when Captain John Smith explored and mapped the Chesapeake Bay region in 1608 As the Susquehannocks went from Pennsylvania to the bay, they crossed the Gwynns Falls stream . . . Map (db m6390) HM
79Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll Park — Restoring Water Quality
After centuries of abuse, the Gwynns Falls is being restored as a healthy stream. Government, civic groups, and scientists monitor water quality here and work together to implement restoration projects. Volunteers pick up trash, plant trees and . . . Map (db m6389) HM
80Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll-South Hilton — Bridging Gwynns Falls
The lofty, triple-arched Baltimore Street Bridge was built here in 1932 to provide better access across the Gwynns Falls Valley to the city's rapidly developing west side. Earlier, the Frederick Turnpike crossed farther south on a relatively . . . Map (db m6351) HM
81Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll-South Hilton — Ellicott Flour Mills
The Ellicott Driveway portion of the Gwynns Falls trail follows the route of a millrace that carried water to a flour-milling complex owned by the Ellicott family. In the 1800s, 26 gristmills along the Gwynns Falls and other on the Jones Falls . . . Map (db m5533) HM
82Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll-South Hilton — Gwynns Falls Park at Frederick AvenueGwynns Falls Trail
Here at this narrow point in the Gwynns Falls the historic Baltimore and Frederick Turnpike crossed the Gwynns Falls. The Ellicott family built the road to connect Baltimore with the wheat fields and mills to the west. The Ellicotts acquired the . . . Map (db m102586) HM
83Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll-South Hilton — Gwynns Falls ValleyFrom Work to Play
As the Baltimore and Frederick-Town Turnpike twisted and turned westward, it passed one of the centers of early city industry. A three mile long millrace on the Gwynns Falls provided power for over twenty mills that sawed wood, ground flour, wove . . . Map (db m167307) HM
84Maryland, Baltimore, Carroll-South Hilton — Mt. Olivet Cemetery
The burial place of Methodist pioneers including Bishops Francis Asbury, Enoch George, John Emory and Beverly Waugh, also Robert Strawbridge, first preacher in Maryland and Jesse Lee, founder in New England. Site of 1966 Methodist Bicentennial time . . . Map (db m33697) HM
85Maryland, Baltimore, Charles North — Pennsylvania Station
Pennsylvania Station dates from the Gilded Age of architecture, when railroads were the economic force of the city and train stations were monuments of civic pride. This station, designed by Kenneth M. Murchison, opened the night of September 14, . . . Map (db m135066) HM
86Maryland, Baltimore, Cheswolde — Carroll Hunting Lodge
This stone house, commonly known as the “Carroll Hunting Lodge,” is one of the oldest in the Mount Washington area, dating from about 1790. It stands on what was once a vast tract owned by Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Carroll was on the four . . . Map (db m114584) HM
87Maryland, Baltimore, Clifton Park — Mounted MessengersStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Captain Henry Thompson, Clifton Mansion’s original owner, formed the First Baltimore Horse Artillery unit in 1813. General John Stricker chose Thompson’s troop to report on enemy movements at the August 1814 Battle of Bladensburg. Selected as . . . Map (db m79744) HM
88Maryland, Baltimore, Clifton Park — The Samuel and Anne Hopkins Grand Staircase and Tower Restoration, Clifton Mansion
Clifton Mansion was the summer residence of Quaker merchant Johns Hopkins. In founding the Johns Hopkins University, Hospital, and Medical School, Hopkins transformed higher education, medicine, and the City of Baltimore. He became the first . . . Map (db m189862) HM
89Maryland, Baltimore, Cold Spring — Ruscombe
“Ruscombe” (meaning brown hill) was built in 1866 by James Wood Tyson, the younger brother of Jesse Tyson who built the nearby Cylburn Mansion. By the 1860’s, the Tyson dynasty, long one of Baltimore’s pre-eminent Quaker and . . . Map (db m114587) HM
90Maryland, Baltimore, Coldstream - Homestead - Montebello — Patapsco Friends Meeting House
On this site was erected Patapsco Friends Meeting House 6th Mo. 12th, 1681 is the earliest record of this meeting. Removed to Aisquith & Fayette Sts. Baltimore Town 2nd Mo. 22nd, 1781.Map (db m65715) HM
91Maryland, Baltimore, Curtis Bay — Brooklyn-Curtis Bay Veterans
This memorial is dedicated to all the Brooklyn-Curtis Bay veterans living and deceased by Brooklyn-Curtis Bay Post 187 American Legion, Department of Maryland.Map (db m114582) WM
92Maryland, Baltimore, Curtis Bay — Veterans Memorial
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93Maryland, Baltimore, Douglas Homes — Church Home and Hospital“I am a Massachusetts woman”
Church Home and Hospital, formerly Washington Medical college, was where Edgar Allan Poe died on October 7, 1849, and where many doctors were trained who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. On April 19, 1861, Adeline . . . Map (db m218178) HM
94Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — A Tribute to Our Unsung Heroes
The heroes walk program was established by Mayor William Donald Schaefer in 1986, to honor those persons who have unselfishly given their time, labor and talents to help improve the quality of life in our community without ever seeking reward or . . . Map (db m2709) HM
95Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — Alex Brown Investment Banking Company — Historic Site — Reported permanently removed
On this site in 1900 was constructed the banking headquarters for the Alex Brown Investment Banking Company, America's oldest banking house in continuous operation. This building survived the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 with evidence of . . . Map (db m7042) HM
96Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — Alex. Brown & Sons Company Building Reported permanently removed
This building was home to Alex. Brown & Sons Company, founded in 1800, the first and oldest continually operating investment banking firm in the United States. The building represents the firm's and Baltimore's importance in the financial world of . . . Map (db m7041) HM
97Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — Baltimore Arts Tower
Once known as the Bromo Seltzer Tower, this building is a monument to Captain Isaac Emerson, the imaginative chemist who developed a famous headache remedy, and named it after Mt. Bromo - an active volcano in Java. Emerson came to Baltimore in . . . Map (db m6982) HM
98Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — Baltimore Chamber of CommerceBaltimore City Landmark
Until the 1850's, Baltimore's grain trading took place in "counting rooms" of individual merchants or on Bowley's Wharf where an effort was made to standardize corn and grain prices by displaying grain samples on barrel heads and window ledges. . . . Map (db m127236) HM
99Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — Baltimore City Courthouse
This “noble pile” as it was described at the dedication of January 8, 1900, is the third courthouse built on Monument Square. When Calvert Street was leveled in 1784, the original courthouse—site of the May 1774 Stamp Act Protest . . . Map (db m89370) HM
100Maryland, Baltimore, Downtown — Baltimore City Fire Department
Dedicated to the Members of the Baltimore City Fire Department, Past, Present and Future.Map (db m2704) HM

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