“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bolton Hill, Maryland

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1Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — 29th Division Association — Center 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
2Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Anne Morris Owings — 1889 - 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
3Maryland (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
4Maryland (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
5Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Colonel Charles Marshall — 1830-1902
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
6Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument — Reconciling History — Baltimore's Confederate Monuments —
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
7Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Curt Richter, Ph. D. / Gary Moore — 1894-1988 / 1915-1993
. . . Map (db m6476) HM
8Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Edith Hamilton — 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
9Maryland (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
10Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — F. Scott Fitzgerald — 1896-1940
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
11Maryland (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
12Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Florence Hochschild Austrian / Robert Austrian — 1889 - 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
13Maryland (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
14Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Frances Morton Froehlicher — 1912 - 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
15Maryland (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
16Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Garry Moore — 1915-1993
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
17Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — George W. Rayner House — Circa 1879
George Rayner (1854-1884), lawyer and one of Baltimore's wealthiest men, was the first to call this home.Map (db m6579) HM
18Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Gerald W. Johnson — 1890-1980
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
19Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Gloria Victis — Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
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
20Maryland (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
21Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Hugh Lennox Bond — 1828-1893
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
22Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Jacob Epstein — 1864-1945
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
23Maryland (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
24Maryland (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
25Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Laurance Page 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 1911-2003 First woman Director of the Brooklyn Museum.Map (db m142863) HM
26Maryland (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
27Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Mildred Dyke Atkinson — 1909 - 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
28Maryland (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
29Maryland (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
30Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — The Cone Sisters
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31Maryland (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
32Maryland (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
33Maryland (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
34Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — Thomas Ward / Joyce Ward — 1927 - 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
35Maryland (Baltimore), Bolton Hill — William Edwards Stevenson — 1900-1985
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
36Maryland (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
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Jun. 26, 2022