“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Maryland, Bolton Hill Historic District Historical Markers

A series of blue enamel historical markers in the Bolton Hill Neighborhood of Baltimore, illustrating the lives of historic residents of the neighborhood. As of April, 2008, the list is complete.
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 22, 2008
Colonel Charles Marshall house
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Curt Richter, Ph. D. — 1894-1988
Discoverer of biorhythms / the biological clock. Head of Johns Hopkins psychobiology laboratory. Garry Moore 1915-1993 *** Host of 1950s and 1960s television variety shows. — Map (db m6476) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Daniel Coit Gilman — 1831-1908
First President of Johns Hopkins University. First director of John Hopkins Hospital. A pathfinder in American graduate and professional education. — Map (db m6559) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Sidney Lanier — 1842-1881
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
Maryland, Baltimore — The Cone Sisters
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Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Woodrow Wilson — 1864-1932
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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