“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Franklintown, Maryland

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1Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Caretaker HouseCrimea Estate
1920 Eagle Drive, Leakin Park, Caretaker House dedicated to three generations of the Stanley Kirk family for their tireless hard work on the Crimea Estate/Leakin Park from 1895-1979. Mayor Sheila Dixon, Baltimore City Department of Recreation . . . Map (db m102653) HM
2Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — ChapelCrimea Estate
1919 Eagle Drive, Leakin Park, Chapel dedicated to Celeste Revillon Winans, 1823-1861 in memory of her commitment to feeding the hungry in Baltimore City. Mayor Sheila Dixon, Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, Friends of Gwynns . . . Map (db m102649) HM
3Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Crimea
To escape the intolerable heat of Baltimore summers, Thomas Dekay Winans built this country house on land which he had purchased in 1855. Winans had recently returned from Russia, where he made a fortune supervising construction of the . . . Map (db m6404) HM
4Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Crimea Estate
In the mid-1800s this meadow and hillside were part of Thomas Winans' country estate, the Crimea. After returning from Russia, where he helped build the St. Petersburg-Moscow railroad, Winans established this estate. He and his Russian-born wife, . . . Map (db m6336) HM
5Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Crimea MansionThe Arrest of Ross Winans
On May 11, 1861, Union Gen. Benjamin F. Butler's troops occupied the railroad depot southwest of Baltimore at Relay, where a spur of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's main line turned south to Washington. The seizure of Relay yielded a surprise . . . Map (db m6403) HM
6Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Gwynns Falls TrailBlocking the Interstate
Norman Reeves, a member of the Baltimore City Council, was an active opponent of the expressway. A Leaking Park trail is named in his memory.—Barbara Mikulski, an activist social worker and Fells Point resident, and later City Council member, . . . Map (db m103766) HM
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7Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Gwynns Falls TrailGwynns Falls Park at I-70/Franklintown
Here at Interstate 70, this hiking and biking trail runs 15 miles through nearby Franklintown and the Gwynns Falls valley to the Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore and the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. The . . . Map (db m114588) HM
8Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Leakin Park at the Crimea EstateGwynns Falls Trail
Leakin Park provides tennis courts, playgrounds, sports fields, picnic facilities, and woodlands for year-around public use. This property was once a part of Thomas de Kay Winans’ country estate, Crimea, purchased by the city in the 1940s with . . . Map (db m102631) HM
9Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Norman Van Allan Reeves(1935-1983)
Memorial trail In loving memory of and in appreciation for his untiring efforts to preserve Leakin Park. Dedicated by V.O.L.P.E. and Friends of Gwynns Falls / Leakin Park September 11, 1983Map (db m6405) HM
10Maryland (Baltimore), Franklintown — Orianda House
Orianda House, built in 1857 at a cost of $9,170.69, was designed by Niernsee and Neilson, architects. This country mansion was the summer home of Thomas de Kay Winans, a wealthy railroad entrepreneur, and his Russian-born wife, Celeste Louise . . . Map (db m61050) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022