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

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1Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — American Legion Federal Post No. 19
Since the establishment in 1930, American Legion Federal Post No. 19 has served as a faithful steward to Baltimore’s African American veterans and the larger community. Members from this post worked within the larger American Legion organization . . . Map (db m102337) WM
2Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Berea Temple of Seventh Day Adventists
The imposing Byzantine structure was built in 1891 for the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, the oldest Jewish congregation in Maryland. The congregation was founded in 1830, four years after the Maryland General Assembly granted full political, civil . . . Map (db m173328) HM
3Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Daniel Coit Gilman1831-1908
First President of Johns Hopkins University. First director of John Hopkins Hospital. A pathfinder in American graduate and professional education.Map (db m6559) HM
4Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Early Civil Rights EraPennsylvania Avenue Heritage Trail
In pre-Civil War Baltimore, African Americans — such as Frederick Douglass, Daniel Coker, and William Watkins — wrote some of the earliest and most important abolitionist treatises. After the Civil War, African Americans founded the . . . Map (db m168825) HM
5Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Francis Scott Key
1780-1843 Presented to the City of Baltimore Charles L. Marburg [this marker tells its story in a pictorial manner] On one side, ships are depicted bombarding Fort McHenry. On the other, the view is from Fort McHenry out onto the ships in . . . Map (db m6548) HM
6Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Howard A. Kelly, M.D.1858-1943
"Wizard of the operating room." First Johns Hopkins Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics. First head of gynecology, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Early user of radium to treat cancer.Map (db m6565) HM
7Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — J. Howard Payne (1887-1960) House — Historic Marble Hill —
A prominent and distinguished Baltimore African-American attorney, real estate broker, and politician. He was educated in Baltimore City public schools and graduated from Howard University Law School. As a friend of James Cardinal Gibbons, he . . . Map (db m89570) HM
8Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum
Dr. Lillie May Carroll Jackson, born in Baltimore on May 25, 1889, was a tireless freedom fighter. As an “American of African descent, “she endured the humiliation of Jim Crow segregation, but did not take this plight sitting down. . . . Map (db m101626) HM
9Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum
"God opened my mouth and no man can shut it." With this firm belief in God and herself, "Ma" Jackson achieved extraordinary success in securing equal rights for blacks in Baltimore and Maryland. Born in 1889, she began fighting for black equality . . . Map (db m6562) HM
10Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Reflections29th Infantry Division
“Omaha Beach, however, was a nightmare. Even now it brings pain to recall what happened there on June 6, 1944. I have returned many times to honor the valiant men who died on that beach. They should never be forgotten, nor should those who . . . Map (db m101517) WM
11Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Sidney Lanier1842-1881
Poet, musician and scholar, "The Sweet Singer of the South." First writer-in-residence at Johns Hopkins University. Teacher at Eutaw Place School. Author of The Boys' King Arthur.Map (db m6563) HM
12Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — St. James Court
This property St. James Court 1312, 1314, 1316 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m101627) HM
13Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Take a Stroll Down the Main Street of the African American ExperiencePennsylvania Avenue Heritage Trail
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Avenue Heritage Trail – a journey through Baltimore’s premier historic African American community. Here you will meet civil rights leaders, artists and musicians, attend historic African American churches, and . . . Map (db m168818) HM
14Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — The Elks Lodge
Established in 1900, Monumental Lodge No. 3 is the oldest fraternal lodge of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World in Baltimore. This African American fraternal organization was founded in 1898 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and . . . Map (db m101652) HM
15Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church1881 - 1957
On this sacred and dedicated spot stood the historic Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church who gave the world Bishop Abraham Lincoln Gaines General Officer Virnal C. Hodges Presented Sunday May 26, 1963 by the brotherhood . . . Map (db m183389) HM
16Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — William Stewart Halsted, M.D.1852-1922
One of America's most influential surgeons. Surgical innovator and teacher. First Johns Hopkins Professor of Surgery. First head of surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital.Map (db m6547) HM
17Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — William Sydney Thayer, M.D.1864-1932
Much decorated Chief Medical Consultant to American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. President of the American Medical Association. Fourth Johns Hopkins University Professor of Medicine.Map (db m6554) HM
18Maryland (Baltimore), Madison Park — Woodrow Wilson1864-1932
Coming to this house as a Hopkins Ph.D. candidate was the first step towards Princeton University's presidency, New Jersey's governorship and the White House.Map (db m6558) HM
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Jun. 28, 2022