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Among Family and Original Burial Place markers
Maryland, Baltimore — Original Burial Place of Edgar Allan Poe
From October 9, 1849 until November 17, 1875 Mrs. Maria Glemm, his mother-in-law, lies upon his right and Virginia Poe, his wife, upon his left, under the monument erected to him in this cemetery. — Map (db m6641) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Orpheus
The heroic bronze figure in front of you is not, as many suppose, a likeness of Francis Scott Key. The statue represents Orpheus, the artful poet, musician, and singer of Greek Mythology. In 1914 Congress appropriated funds for a . . . — Map (db m707) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Orpheus... Hero of Music and Poetry
In 1916 the Fine Arts Commission sponsored a national competition for a statue to honor Francis Scott Key and the defenders who protected Baltimore during the War of 1812. It chose "Orpheus" by Charles Niehaus.

America's involvement in World . . . — Map (db m60452) HM

Maryland, Baltimore — Ouija Board
Front Yes-No, Letters A through Z & 1 through 0, Good bye

Back Elijah Jefferson Bond, Patentee of the Ouija Board; Born January 23rd 1847 Died April 14th 1921. — Map (db m101874) HM

Maryland, Baltimore — Outer Battery
This complex of earthen embankments and masonry structures has been the site of Fort McHenry’s heaviest artillery since about 1840. The U.S. Army kept this battery heavily armed during the Civil War to discourage any Confederate attempts to take . . . — Map (db m10891) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Parren Mitchell House
This stately rowhome at 828 North Carrollton Avenue has served a number of purposes since its construction in 1880. Over the years it has been used as a private residence, office space, and briefly as a retirement home. Its most notable resident was . . . — Map (db m101638) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Patterson ParkCivil War Camp and Hospital
During the Civil War Patterson Park served as a U.S. Army camp, one of several established as part of the Federal occupation of Baltimore. In 1861 the 10th Maine Infantry Regiment occupied Camp Washburn (named for Maine Gov. Israel Washburn) in the . . . — Map (db m61888) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Peale's Baltimore Museum
A pioneer art historical and scientific museum. Erected 1818 by Rembrandt Peale. Gas lighting demonstrated june 13 1816. Occupied as city hall 1830-1875. Rembrandt Peale 1778-1860 Distinguished Maryland artist, naturalist and technologist . . . — Map (db m6306) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Peale's Baltimore Museum - 1814
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States U.S. . . . — Map (db m6304) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Perkins Square Gazebo
The Perkins Square Gazebo harkens back to the grandeur of Baltimore’s 19th century architectural and landscape heritage. In 1871, the gazebo was built as a spring shelter, the centerpiece for a new park. The land for the park was once part of . . . — Map (db m101927) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Phoenix Shot Tower
Built in 1828 by the Phoenix Shot Tower Company, this soaring 215 foot structure is the last remaining shot tower of the three that accented Baltimore’s skyline in the 19th century. Shot pellets used as ammunition for muskets was produced by pouring . . . — Map (db m2598) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Platt and Company Oyster PackersBaltimore Museum of Industry
Founded Baltimore 1849, original structure built 1865-Present home of Baltimore Museum of Industry founded 1981 William Donald Schaefer, Mayor; Harriet G. Bank, Chairman; Dennis M. Zembala, Executive Director; Ann E. Steele, Curator — Map (db m62931) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 2 — Platt and Company Oyster Packers1865 — Present Day Baltimore Museum of Industry —
The Baltimore Museum of Industry is housed in Landra Beach Platt's 19th century oyster, fruit and vegetable cannery. Platt and Company built this facility in 1865 along the waterfront of Baltimore's industrial community of Locust Point. In the years . . . — Map (db m131179) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Poe’s BaltimoreA Place of Beginnings and Endings
Edgar Allan Poe, the American literary genius best known for his short stories and poems, often claimed Baltimore as his birthplace. In Baltimore, Poe found love and affection, launched his literary career - and was later laid to rest. Born in . . . — Map (db m6623) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Pope John Paul II Monument
Pope John Paul II on the occasion of his visit to Baltimore October 8 1995 Maryland holds a special place in the history of American Catholicism, indeed in the religious history of the nation. It was here that religious freedom and . . . — Map (db m102379) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Port of Baltimore
Each year thousands of ships from all over the world call at the port of Baltimore. Fort McHenry lies at the heart of this great complex of channels, docks, cargo piers, shipyards, warehouses, and rail terminals. Petroleum, iron ore, raw sugar, . . . — Map (db m34894) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Port of BaltimoreGwynns Falls Trail
Baltimore was a late bloomer in colonial America. Chartered in 1729, the port grew rapidly after the Revolutionary War to become by 1800 the new nation’s third largest city. The harbor proved ideal for shipping grain from Central Maryland and flour . . . — Map (db m102993) HM WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Powder Magazine
Magazines are structures designed to protect gunpowder and ammunition from moisture, sparks and impact. In 1814, a much smaller magazine stood here. During the famous bombardment, a British shell crashed into the roof, but miraculously failed . . . — Map (db m2593) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Prelude to WarStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812 —
Events here October 4, 1808, known as “Gin Riots” were more rallies than riots. Some 1,300 horsemen, 400 sailors, and thousands of civilians paraded to Hampstead Hill to destroy 720 gallons of Dutch gin.

The British, intercepting . . . — Map (db m79651) HM

Maryland, Baltimore — Preservation of Earthworks
Since 1813, earthworks like these once encircled the Star Fort to provide a safe passage for soldiers and to protect the brick walls from enemy artillery. In 1839, a post-rail fence was erected to protect the earthworks from erosion caused by . . . — Map (db m34852) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — President Street StationErected 1842 A.D.
Here on April 19, 1861 at 11 A.M. the Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Infantry commanded by Colonel Edward F. Jones, detrained on its way to the relief of Washington City. The first nine cars were safely drawn to the Camden Street Station of the . . . — Map (db m60937) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Pride of Baltimore
On May 14, 1986, the Pride of Baltimore, her captain, and three members of her crew were lost at sea. The Pride now rests at the end of a goodwill journey that covered 150,000 miles and touched 125 cities around the world. . . . — Map (db m20484) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Pride of BaltimoreAmerica’s Star-Spangled Ambassador
The Pride of Baltimore II is a reconstruction of an early 19th century Baltimore Clipper. Her mission is to promote historical maritime education, foster economic development and tourism, and represent the people of Maryland in every port she . . . — Map (db m102957) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Provident Savings Bank
This imposing building, appropriately designed by Joseph Evans Sperry to suggest an old treasure chest, is the home of Provident Savings bank, the father of branch banking among mutual savings banks of the nation. Incorporated in 1886 with the . . . — Map (db m6653) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Pullman Troop Sleeper No. 7437
During World War II, railroads quickly experienced a shortage of available coaches and sleeping cars as they moved an average of one million military personnel per month. In order to accommodate traffic, the federal government ordered durable troop . . . — Map (db m135961) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Railroads Eclipse a National Road“Thus will scientific power conquer space.”
For several decades in the early 1800s, thousands of Conestoga Wagons, “ships of inland commerce,” ruled the National Road. With their sloping bodies, wheels taller than a man and six-horse teams skillfully maneuvered with a single . . . — Map (db m5705) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Raymond R. Allen Court
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Maryland, Baltimore — Recinoso
Presented by The United Spanish War Veterans of Maryland 1925 On the Muzzle: Captured by the U.S.S. Dixie Manned By the First Naval Battalion M.N.G. Fort Ciamanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Aug. 22, 1899 Presented to Mayor . . . — Map (db m79892) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Record Store Day
On September 22 of 2007 record store owners from all over the USA gathered here in Fell's Point to create Record Store Day. It is now the world's largest music event. "Record stores can't save your life. But they can give you a . . . — Map (db m114574) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Rectory of Old St. Paul’s Parish
Incorporated 1692, 37 years before Baltimore Town itself, St. Paul’s moved to this vicinity in 1731. It was City’s first place of public worship. this rectory, the “parsonage on the hill” built 1788–1791 on half acre lot given by . . . — Map (db m2538) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Rembrandt Peale1778-1860
Rembrandt Peale, founder of the Gas and Light Company of Baltimore (now Baltimore Gas and Electric Company), was a famous portrait painter from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He had a unique and groundbreaking connection to Baltimore.

In 1816, to . . . — Map (db m101657) HM

Maryland, Baltimore — Remember 1814
Fort McHenry protected the water approaches to Baltimore for more than a hundred years, but was attacked only once. On September 13-14, 1814, British ships fired rockets and mortars at the fort for twenty-five hours. Fort McHenry withstood the . . . — Map (db m10875) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Remington-Wyman World War II Memorial
To the men and women of this community whose duty and devotion with their services in World War II were not given in vain. — Map (db m102837) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial
In Memory of Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dobson, October 29, 1923-January 26, 2013. A Civil Rights Leader who Marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama with Dr. King. Helped desegregate Gwynn Oak Amusement Park, Founded the Maryland Food Bank, . . . — Map (db m101655) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — RevivalEst. 1929 — Mt. Vernon Place —
Hotel Revival stands in the historic district of Mount Vernon, a cultural hub and one of Baltimore's most iconic neighborhoods. Formerly a private mansion, 101 W. Monument St. was the house of John W. Garrett, founder of the B&O Railroad, and . . . — Map (db m131341) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Reviving the Waterfront
Here where the Gwynns Falls flows into the Patapsco's Middle Branch, Baltimoreans have come to work and to play over the years. Since the early 1700s this area his been home to mining operations, brickyards, glass factories, and other industries. In . . . — Map (db m6363) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Richard H. Trainor
The Camden Yards Light Rail Station is dedicated to Richard H. “Dick” Trainor (1929—1997) for his outstanding public service and leadership in the construction of transportation and public facilities throughout the state of . . . — Map (db m37539) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Robert E. Lee and Thomas. J. “Stonewall” Jackson Monument
The parting of General Lee and Stonewall Jackson on the eve of Chancellorsville. They were great Generals and Christian Soldiers and waged war like gentlemen. — Map (db m130483) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Roger B. Taney MonumentReconciling History — Baltimore's Confederate Monuments —
In 1836, Roger Brooke Taney became Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and served in this position until his death in 1864. In 1857, he wrote the Dred Scott decision, which stated that African American—enslaved and free--- were property . . . — Map (db m101624) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Roland ParkNational Register of Historic Places
One of nation’s oldest planned garden suburbs. Named for Roland Thornberry, a Baltimore County landowner. English investors backed 100-acre development proposed by William Edmunds and Edward H. Boulton, and the Roland Park Company was incorporated . . . — Map (db m2524) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Roll of Honor
In Memorial of the men in Govans who sacrificed their lives for our country [Names listed]Map (db m128736) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Romance of a Romantic
This bench was the famed make out spot of F Scott Fitzgerald, one of Mt. Vernon's most famous residents. The American author and playboy was known for bringing his dates here for a romantic rendezvous. Of course, this all happened after his wife, . . . — Map (db m7722) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Rowhouses: a Baltimore Tradition
In Baltimore's early years, the Gwynns Falls lay beyond the city's settled area. During the 19th century, rapid population growth pushed the boundaries westward by annexing new areas in the valley and then beyond. Through the years of expansion, the . . . — Map (db m4944) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Sailors Fighting SailorsU.S. Chesapeake Flotilla vs. Royal Navy
Sailors provided the backbone of Baltimore’s defense during the War of 1812. A strong detachment of U.S. Navy seamen defended trenches on the outskirts of the city while members of the U.S. Chesapeake Flotilla served Fort McHenry’s largest cannons . . . — Map (db m2588) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Sailors Union Church
In July 1846, a battered and storm-tossed hulk, the William Penn, was moored at the pier at Light Street wharf across from what is now the McCormick building. A ship chandler, a rigger and other local merchants with interests in the shipping . . . — Map (db m7076) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Saint Mary's World Wars I and II Memorial
In memory of the members of Saint Mary's Parish who served our country in the World Wars Let us pray for those who made the supreme sacrifice — Map (db m128737) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Salvation Army
The Salvation Army-“While women weep, as they do now, I’ll fight. While men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I’ll fight. While there is a drunkard left, while there remains one dark soul, without the light of God, I’ll . . . — Map (db m62434) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Samuel Shoemaker House
This imposing townhouse, built in 1853, was the home of Samuel Shoemaker, organizer of the Adams Express Company. The company that began in 1840 with one man and a satchel grew into a Goliath in the next few decades, serving every state and . . . — Map (db m6015) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Seeing the Forest for the TreesGwynns Falls Trial
Forests cover almost 12 of the 65 square miles in the Gwynns Falls watershed.

To understand the forest, look for patterns such as tree types, indicator species, species richness, gaps, and evidence of fire.

Stratification is the . . . — Map (db m102680) HM

Maryland, Baltimore — Senator Harry McGuirk
1923-1992 A friend of Baltimore and Maryland A legislator's legislator Dedicated by William Donald Schaefer, Governor Colleagues and Friends May 27, 1992 — Map (db m6362) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse
Seven-foot knoll lighthouse was the second screwpile structure to be built by the U.S. Lighthouse Service. It was originally located 15 miles southeast of this location. The 42 foot high round screwpile lighthouse was completed by the Baltimore . . . — Map (db m64732) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Sharp Street Memorial Church
Named in honor of its original location, Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church descends from the first black congregation in Baltimore. In 1797, blacks gatehred at 112-116 Sharp Street, where the Maryland Society for the Abolition of Slavery . . . — Map (db m6239) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Show of StrengthStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812 —
After the stinging defeat at Bladensburg and invasion of Washington, Americans rallied to save Baltimore. All available able-bodied men were called to build defenses. Black and white, slave and free, united to dig earthworks across Hampstead Hill . . . — Map (db m79653) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — Site of Old Relay Station and HotelBaltimore & Ohio Railroad
Here in 1830, passengers on B&O horse-drawn cars stopped to eat at the Relay House. Meanwhile, the relays of horses were changed for the remainder of the 13 mile journey between Baltimore and Ellicott’s Mills, hence the name Relay. In 1835, a . . . — Map (db m2502) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Site of Poe’s Death
This structure, now the east building of Church Hospital, was erected in 1836, to house the Washington Medical College. Edgar Allan Poe, author, and poet, was brought here, ill and semi-conscious, on October 3, 1849 and died four days later. In . . . — Map (db m2426) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Small Brick BuildingCarroll Mansion
A two-story wing possibly a kitchen, extended off the back of the mansion. Activities in an early nineteenth-century kitchen and kitchen yard included cooking for the entire household, drawing water, heating water for laundry and personal use, . . . — Map (db m102925) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Solo Gibbs Park
Solo Gibbs Park was created in 1979 when 1-395 was built. The 1869 Sachse Bird's Eye View Illustrated Map shows the once larger neighborhood where, since the late 1700s a free African American community lived, worked and worshipped along side . . . — Map (db m6356) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — South Union Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m115206) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Spanish American War Monument
Dedicated to the United Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 — Map (db m79886) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Spring House or Dairy - c. 1812The Baltimore Museum of Art
The spring house or dairy, originally situated over a small spring, was designed to keep perishables such as milk cool in interior troughs of spring water. It was located at Oakland, the country estate of Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1827), . . . — Map (db m18326) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Alphonsus Parish World War II Memorial
To the glory of God and in honor of the 581 men and women from St. Alphonsus Parish who served their country in the Second World War 1941-1945.

(Listing of the men and women)

“Eternal rest grant unto them; O Lord, and let perpetual . . . — Map (db m103778) WM

Maryland, Baltimore — St. Frances Academy
More than thirty years before the Civil War, when blacks and women were generally viewed as property, Father James Joubert and Elizabeth Lange founded the Oblate Sisters of Providence—a religious order of black women dedicated to educating the . . . — Map (db m102852) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
On July 9, 1793, at 3:00 P.M. there arrived in the port of Baltimore at Fells Point a ship, The Guineaman, carrying blacks, slave and free, from Santo Domingo. They were French speaking and Catholic. They formed a Eucharistic community that would . . . — Map (db m7568) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Francis Xavier Church
Dedicated on February 21, 1864, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church was the first black parish in the U.S. The church originated in the 1790s due to the efforts of the Sulpician Fathers and the Oblate Sisters of Providence to provide education and . . . — Map (db m7563) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Ignatius Church
St. Ignatius Church opened August 15, 1856. Designed by Henry Hamilton Pittar and Louis L. Long, it was the second unit to be completed in the block-long complex that stretches from Madison to Monument Streets. In 1855, the porticoed central section . . . — Map (db m6125) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Leo The Great Church1881
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m60982) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Leo's Veterans Memorial
[Top left] 1914 World War 1915 St. Leo's Catholic Church [Names listed] Erected by members of the congregation in honor of these men of the parish who proved their loyalty to God and Country during the Great World War. . . . — Map (db m128739) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Mary's Seminary
Here, at the One Mile Tavern, in 1791, the Fathers of St. Sulpice (Paris, France) founded St. Mary's, the first Roman Catholic Seminary in the United States. Maryland was then a center of Catholic activity, with Baltimore having been selected at the . . . — Map (db m7186) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Mary's Seminary Chapel
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. — Map (db m7185) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Peter Claver Church
“The Church will have its glory in triumph in the colored race, and, for aught I know, be the salvation of this nation.” So stated the Rt. Reverend A.A. Curtis, Bishop of Wilmington, Delaware, in his dedication service for St. Peter . . . — Map (db m101947) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Stanislaus Kostka Church
Coming to Maryland in 1868, the first major influx of Poles settled at Fells Point where, at 223 S. Bond Street beginning in 1877, they conducted their religious services. Under Rev. Peter Koncz (1839-1886), they organized the Parish of St. . . . — Map (db m6456) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Vincent de Paul Church
St. Vincent de Paul Church is the oldest Catholic parish church in the city. The church was built in 1840-1841 to accommodate the growing Irish Catholic population east of the Jones Falls. Its gleaming white Georgian tower has long been recognized . . . — Map (db m2600) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — St. Vincent de Paul Church
Third oldest Catholic Church in Baltimore. Noted for the rare purity of Georgian architecture. Cornerstone laid May 21, 1840 by Archbishop Eccleston and the bishops of the Fourth Provincial Council. Dedicated by Archbishop Eccleston November 7, . . . — Map (db m6301) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Standard Oil Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m131342) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Star-Spangled Banner
By order of the President, the flag of the United States of America flies day and night here at the place where Francis Scott Key saw it when he wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Without words, the unfurled flag answers Key’s . . . — Map (db m2571) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 3 — Steam Tug Baltimore1906 — National Historic Landmark —
Steam Tug Baltimore was built at the foot of Federal Hill, at a cost of approximately $30,000. S.T. Baltimore served the city from 1906 to 1962. In 1963, Maryland Shipbuilding and Dry Dock sold the Baltimore to family in Cecil . . . — Map (db m131180) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Strategic PostStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812 —
Known as Lookout Hill, this high ground served as observation post, military camp, and gun battery. Although unfinished when the British arrived, the battery helped fend off a naval flanking attack September 14, 1814. Had the enemy maneuver . . . — Map (db m79809) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Striving for Civil Liberties: The Progressives of Mount Vernon
Baltimore’s wealthy not only created the rich architectural setting of Mount Vernon Place, but pioneered modern philanthropy. With the founding of the George Peabody Institute in 1857, George Peabody influenced many other wealthy Baltimoreans . . . — Map (db m79854) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Structures of Restriction
Fences have played an integral part in Mount Vernon Place’s history. The small interior fence was originally installed in 1935 to keep jackrabbits from eating the gardens during a Baltimore jackrabbit epidemic. The rabid rodents plagued this . . . — Map (db m7726) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Struggling For Equality
Slavery, segregation, discrimination, and the struggle for equality have defined the African American experience in Baltimore. At the start of the Civil War, Baltimore had 25,680 free blacks-more than any other U.S. city-and only 2,218 slaves. Over . . . — Map (db m6355) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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 m101722) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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 m101974) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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 m101976) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Taylor’s Chapel
The Taylor family, whose land holdings in area by end of 17th century were extensive, constructed of logs on this site c. 1770 a Quaker Meeting House, later used for Methodist services. It was razed when present stone chapel was built in 1853. . . . — Map (db m114577) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The American Psychoanalytic Association
The American Psychoanalytic Association was founded at this site on May 9, 1911 by James J. Putnam, M.D., President; Ernest Jones, M.D., Secretary, and Drs. Trigant Burrow, Ralph C. Hamill, John T. MacCurdy, Adolf Meyer, G. Lane Taneyhill and G. . . . — Map (db m6018) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The ArabbersBaltimore Black History
For over a century, Arabbers have guided brightly colored wagons and belled horses down narrow streets, knocking on doors to sell fresh fruits and vegetables in West Baltimore. Arabbers always advertised with distinctive chants, “Watermelon! . . . — Map (db m101482) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Axe and the Cherry Tree
The landscape design of Mt. Vernon Place has changed quite a bit since its creation in 1828. Originally, the area was known as Howard's woods but when Col. John Eager Howard donated part of his property for Mt. Vernon Place, the tree were cleared . . . — Map (db m7723) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Baltimore & Frederick-Town TurnpikeA Transportation Revolution started here
Maryland toll roads helped revolutionize American travel. The Baltimore and Frederick-Town Turnpike began with a tollgate, placed near this corner in 1807. For a few cents, you could head west on a “smooth” road that was the ancestor of . . . — Map (db m5700) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Battle Monument
Battle of North Point, 12th September, A.D. 1814, and of the Independence of the United States, the thirty-ninth Bombardment of Fort McHenry, 15th September, A.D. 1814, and of the Independence of the United States, the thirty-ninth. James . . . — Map (db m89172) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Battle Monument
This Monument was erected by the citizens of Baltimore under the management of the Committee of Vigilance and Safety in honor of the gallant defenders of this City and Nation who fell in the Battle of North Point and during the . . . — Map (db m89203) HM WM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Belvedere
Host to the mighty, famous, and infamous, the Belvedere Hotel has welcomed a steady stream of celebrities since it opened in 1903. Rudolph Valentino, Sarah Berhardt, Al Jolson, and Mark Twain are only a few of the notables who have swept through the . . . — Map (db m6017) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Black Shipbuilders of the Chesapeake BayFrederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum
A national heritage site, the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park celebrates African-American who worked on Baltimore’s maritime trades in the 1800s. It also tells the stories of Frederick Douglass and Isaac Myers, who worked as chandlers . . . — Map (db m102951) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Burk Building1980
This building stands on the site of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Building circa 1880 — Map (db m131343) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — The Car That Carried Ike on His Last TripC&O Baggage-Express Car No. 314 built by Pullman Car and Mfg. Co., 1929
On the evening of March 31, 1969, America’s last Presidential funeral train-that of Dwight D. Eisenhower-rolled sadly out of Washington on its way to Abilene, Kansas. Its ten-car consist was undecorated in any way, and near its front, the body of . . . — Map (db m101405) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground
Westminster's carriage gates, completed in 1815, were among the nation's first examples of Egyptian Revival architecture. Commissioned by the First Presbyterian Church, the gates were designed by Maximilian Godefroy (1765-ca.1840), a French . . . — Map (db m6629) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Chesapeake Campaign & The War of 1812Fell's Point National Register Historic District and Ft. McHenry National Monument
A “nest of pirates”—that’s what the British admiralty once dubbed Baltimore’s historic Fell’s Point, then one of the most important shipbuilding centers in the nation and the home port of courageous privateers who sailed speed . . . — Map (db m61039) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Chessie's Famous "Big Mike"C&O NO. 2705 — Built by American Locomotive Co., 1943-C&O Class K-4, 2-8-4 type —
“Steam’s finest hour” was one railroad writer’s summation of the superb locomotives built on the eve of the diesel era---and this sophisticated brute was one of the reasons why. An excellent example of “superpower” design, it . . . — Map (db m60966) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Citizens of Irvington
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, volunteered at their countrys call, in the cause of democracy. . . . — Map (db m5531) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Coast Guard Cutter TaneyThe last surviving warship from the attack on Pearl Harbor — "Saving One of America's Treasures" —
Open for visitors as part of the Baltimore Maritime Museum ... the USCGC TANEY was built in 1936 and was in continuous service until 1986. In addition to Pearl Harbor, TANEY saw action throughout World War II [as] well as the Vietnam Conflict. . . . — Map (db m15063) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Cone Sisters
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Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — The Enoch Pratt House
Enoch Pratt (1806-1896) moved to Baltimore in 1831 to launch a wholesale hardware business on South Charles Street. By 1851 he had invested in western Maryland coal mines and iron foundries in the Baltimore neighborhood of Canton. He made his own . . . — Map (db m10250) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Equitable Building
This building, designed in 1889 in the Richardson-Sullivan tradition by Charles L. Carson and Joseph Evans Sperry, was considered the first skyscraper to be erected in Baltimore. It is the oldest of the existing structures on Monument Square and . . . — Map (db m6443) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore
(Unitarian and Universalist) Founded as the First Independent Church of Baltimore Maximilian Godefroy, Architect, 1817 — Map (db m5645) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore(Unitarian and Universalist)
In 1817, when Baltimore Town boasted 60,000 inhabitants and Mount Vernon Place was still a forest, a group of leading citizens met in the home of Henry Payson "to form a religious society and build a church for Christians who are Unitarian and . . . — Map (db m7168) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum
The Flag House was the home of Mary Pickersgill and the site where she sewed the Star-Spangled Banner. Mary Pickersgill moved into the Flag House in 1807 with her mother, Rebecca Young, and her daughter Caroline, and set up a flag making shop. . . . — Map (db m2723) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Garrett Building
This 13-story building, completed in 1913, was designed by Baltimore architects J. B. Noel Wyatt and William G. Nolting. Reflecting a mixture of styles, this transitional building combines the Chicago windows, flat wall panes and flat skyline . . . — Map (db m7040) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The General’s Highway
This is a section of “The General’s Highway” Route of General Washington’s triumphant journey, December 3-23 1783, New York to Annapolis, to resign as Commander-In-Chief of the first “American Army”. . . . — Map (db m103114) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Gilmors
Scottish-born Robert Gilmor (1748-1822) brought his young family to Baltimore from the Eastern Shore at the outset of the Revolutionary War. Profiting from wartime shipping and industry, Gilmore emerged in the 1790s as one of Baltimore's leading . . . — Map (db m6646) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Great Baltimore Fire
On Sunday morning, February 7, 1904, a spark ignited blankets and cotton goods in the firm of John E. Hurst and Company, which stood between Hopkins Place and Liberty on the south side of German (now Redwood) Street. Flames leapt out of control from . . . — Map (db m6154) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership
Did you know that oysters can live in Baltimore's Inner Harbor? The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership grows baby oysters (called spat) in cages hanging from docks and piers around the Harbor, inside the cages are recycled oyster shells and . . . — Map (db m115219) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Great Guns of the Fort...The Rodman Cannons
The guns in front of you are the heaviest cannons ever mounted at Fort McHenry. The largest fired exploding projectiles weighing 440 pounds. Mass-produced they represent the "coming of age" of America's iron industry. A special process developed by . . . — Map (db m65651) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Guns That Won the Battle
These cannons represent the largest guns that defended the fort during the War of 1812. Cannons from this battery fired 18 and 36 pound iron balls almost a mile and a half. Heated cannonballs or “hot shop” proved especially devasting to . . . — Map (db m2589) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Guns that Won the Battle
The gun deck in front of you is a partial representation of the forts 1814 Water Battery. Made up of 26 cannons in two tiers, the Water Battery comprised the fort's primary means of defense.

The Cannons that stood here fired shot weighing 18 . . . — Map (db m60411) HM

Maryland, Baltimore — The Hankin Healthy Harbor Walking Tour
Michael Hankin's Vision Baltimore is a better place thanks to Mike Hankin, a strong business and civic leader and fervent environmentalist. The environment he loves most is the Baltimore Harbor. In 2005, he led the creation of the . . . — Map (db m113110) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Harris Bus
The race to invent a gasoline-powered motor vehicle began in earnest in the 1890's. Most investors started with the modest idea of a two-seater, but William Thomas Harris, an engineer of this city, was more ambitious. He proposed a 15-passenger bus. . . . — Map (db m6309) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Huntingdon Avenue Viaduct Bridge PathWyman Park — Baltimore City Recreation & Parks —
Built in 1893 at a cost of $73,418.00, the Huntingdon Avenue Viaduct Bridge carried streetcar passenger on the Number 25 line, from pointes south through Remington, over Stony Run, and into Hampden. In 1859, then Baltimore Mayor Thomas Swann passed . . . — Map (db m131339) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Latrobe Building
1912 The Latrobe Building 1984 The Latrobe building was designed by Edward H. Glidden, a prominent Baltimore architect. The Latrobe name commemorates John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe, a respected attorney whose home formerly stood on this site. . . . — Map (db m6014) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The LenoreBaltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Rising ten stories in the heart of the city’s judiciary district, the Lenore not only exhibits impressive architecture but is also linked to the nation’s banking history. Now an apartment building, the Lenore was once home to the Baltimore Branch . . . — Map (db m101527) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Lovely Lane Meeting House
Upon this site stood from 1774 to 1786 The Lovely Lane Meeting House in which was organized December 1784 The Methodist Episcopal Church in The United States of America — Map (db m7039) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Lyric Theatre
Opened in 1894 and originally called The Music Hall has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior January 23, 1986. — Map (db m102739) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Maddox Family and Time PrintersBaltimore Black History
Under the leadership of Booker T. Washington, Gabriel B. Mattox, Sr., set up the first print shop at Tuskagee Institute in Alabama. In 1907, Maddox migrated to Baltimore, where he opened a print shop on Druid Hill Avenue in West Baltimore. In 1954, . . . — Map (db m101480) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Marine RailwayFrederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park
During the early 1800s, shipyards dotted Baltimore’s Harbor. Many of them drew vessels in need of repair from waters up and down the Atlantic coast. Repairs ranged from minor sail mendings to complicated restorative hull work rendered by skilled . . . — Map (db m103411) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Maryland Line Monument
To all patriots of Maryland who during the Revolutionary War aided on land or at sea in gaining the independence of this state and of these United States and to the Maryland Line the Bayonets of the Continental Army.

The other two panels . . . — Map (db m102738) WM

Maryland, Baltimore — The McDonoghs of Baltimore
Baltimoreans associated the name McDonogh with a well-known private school founded in 1873. Buried here are the parents of the school's founder, Irish natives John (1734-1809) and Elizabeth McDonogh (1747-1808). John McDonogh, a brickmaker, took . . . — Map (db m6633) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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 Master — Map (db m6551) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Municipal Museum of the City of Baltimore
This house was built by Rembrandt Peale in 1814 as a Natural History Museum and Gallery of the Fine Arts. Robert Carey Long was the Architect. Purchased by the City of Baltimore, 1830, Jacob Small being Mayor, it was occupied as the City Hall from . . . — Map (db m6307) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Munsey Building
When this structure was completed in 1911, it was Baltimore's tallest office building. Of steel construction, faced with Bedford limestone on the lower floors, and brick and terra cotta above, the building stands as a monument of sorts to the whims . . . — Map (db m7319) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Murphy Family and The Afro-AmericanBaltimore Black History
In the pages of The Afro-American newspaper and beyond, the Murphy family fought for civil rights for over a century. In 1892, John Henry Murphy, a Union Army Veteran, combined newsletters from three black churches to form a modern newspaper. The . . . — Map (db m101483) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Inc America's First Black History Wax Museum Taking you through the pages of timeMap (db m135972) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The National RoadThe Road that Built the Nation
“. . . so many happy people, restless in the midst of abundance.” —Alexis de Tocqueville, 1840. Americans are an adventurous people. From past to present, they have used feet, horses, wagons, stagecoaches, canals, . . . — Map (db m5703) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Negro Heroes of the United States
Dedicated to the memory of the Negro Heroes of the United States. “Sleep in Peace, slain in thy country’s wars.” A gift to the city of Baltimore by an anonymous donor Sculptor – James E. Lewis 1971. (Sash held by . . . — Map (db m8409) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The North Avenue Poly Building
"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 doors . . . — Map (db m135068) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Oblate Sisters of ProvidenceJuly 2, 1829
At this site, 610 George Street, under the leadership of foundress, Mother Mary Lange, four women took vows of consecrated chastity, evangelical poverty, and religious obedience. Thus began the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first Congregation of . . . — Map (db m5559) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — The Olmsted LegacyGwynns Falls Trail
Think green and thank the Olmsteds as you walk along the Gwynns Falls Trail. If it weren’t for the Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects firm, the City of Baltimore would not be blessed with most of its large multipurpose parks, neighborhood . . . — Map (db m102992) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Peabody Conservatory
Established in 1857 by the philanthropist George Peabody, The Peabody Conservatory of Music was the first institution in America for the education of professional musicians. The list of those who have taught or studied here reads like a “Who’s . . . — Map (db m2411) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Peabody Institute and George Peabody LibraryThe Johns Hopkins University
Philanthropist George Peabody founded the Institute in 1857 as a cultural center for the city's residents. In addition to establishing the first academy of music in America, the Institute originally comprised a public library, a lecture series, and . . . — Map (db m7950) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Peabody Library
In 1857, George Peabody’s founding letter dedicated the Peabody Institute to the citizens of Baltimore in appreciation for their “kindness and hospitality.” The Massachusetts-born philanthropist eventually moved to London where he built . . . — Map (db m2410) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Peale Museum
This structure is the oldest museum building in the United States. Designed by Robert Cary Long, Sr. for Rembrandt Peale, the museum opened to the public in 1814 as "an elegant Rendezvous for taste, curiosity and leisure." For a 25-cent admission . . . — Map (db m6305) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Poole & Hunt Foundry and Machine WorksHistoric Sites of Industry In the Jones Falls Valley
The Poole & Hunt Foundry and Machine Works was established here and manufactured some of the most impressive machinery of the period. A year into establishing the site, the company was manufacturing the east iron columns for the peristyle of the . . . — Map (db m139650) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Port of BaltimoreThe National Road begins and ends here
Moving Goods Since 1729, Baltimore has owed its existence to its deepwater port. The city looks east to the Chesapeake Bay and ports around the world. It also looks west with access to markets in America’s heartland. It began with local farmers . . . — Map (db m6140) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Ravelin
This wedge-shaped outwork protected the fort's sally port from enemy fire, and helped to control access to the star fort. The U.S. Army built the original ravelin in 1813. The structure was modified to its presents dimensions in 1837. The . . . — Map (db m34593) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Revels
Erected circa 1844 by the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Sold in 1847 to the First Presbyterian Church (now at the corner of Madison and Park). In 1850, assigned to the African American members of the church, who renamed it Madison Street Presbyterian . . . — Map (db m71892) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Robert Long House
Built in 1765 by a young Fell's Point merchant, this House is Baltimore's oldest surviving urban residence. The furnishings in the parlor are the Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1973-1976 United States of America . . . — Map (db m6457) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Royal Theater & Pennsylvania AvenueBaltimore Black History
Pennsylvania Avenue’s nightclubs hummed with jazz and soul music for over forty years. Thousands crowded into the Royal Theater to see Eubie Blake, Billie Holiday, James Brown, and many other music legends. Built in 1921, the theater offered black . . . — Map (db m101454) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Severn Building
Designed by architect Charles E. Cassell and constructed it 1895. It was purchase d by Caswell J. Caplan in 1976 and is still owned by his wife Constance and their children. The family is committed to maintaining and improving Mount Vernon; the . . . — Map (db m95610) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Sheridan Libraries
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Maryland, Baltimore — The Sleep of Young Innocents
Our father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into . . . — Map (db m6630) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Star Spangled Banner
In this house was made The Star Spangled Banner which floated over Fort McHenry during its bombardment by the British September 13th and 14th 1814 and which inspired Francis Scott Key to write his immortal poem . . . — Map (db m96665) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Star Spangled Banner Flag was Born Here
―――――――――★――――――――― The flag that flew from the ramparts at Fort McHenry and inspired the famous poem by Francis Scott Key was sewn . . . — Map (db m122314) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Monument
To Commemorate the Centennial of the Writing of the "Star Spangled Banner," the Pupils of the Public Schools of Baltimore have erected this Memorial upon Hampstead Hill * where, in September, 1814 the Citizen Soldiers of Maryland . . . — Map (db m61891) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Street of RoyaltyPennsylvania Avenue Heritage Trail
As the Old West Baltimore neighborhood matured, Pennsylvania Avenue became a mix of theaters, shops, pubs, beauty parlors, barber shops, lunch rooms, hotel and professional offices. By the 1910s, patrons shortened the name to the . . . — Map (db m101690) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Western District Station House
The Western District Station House "Pine Street Station" 1878 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m7481) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — These Citizens by Subscribing for the Park Stock in 1860
Enabled the city to purchase Druid Hill Thomas Swann, Mayor George S. Brown, Chauncey Brooks, Benjamin Deford, John S. Gittings, William E. Hooper, John H. B. Latrobe, Columbus O'Donnell, John M. Orem, Enoch Pratt, Thomas Winans Park . . . — Map (db m7601) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion1814-1914
This cannon marks Rodgers Bastion which formed part of a chain of fortifications extending from the river front to and beyond the site of the present Johns Hopkins Hospital, manned in part by an auxiliary naval force, under immediate command of . . . — Map (db m79873) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Thomas Wildey Monument
Thomas Widley, born January 15, 1782. Thomas Widley, died October 19, 1861. He who realizes that the true mission of man on earth is to rise above the level of individual influence and to recognize the fatherhood of God overall and the . . . — Map (db m2429) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Thurgood Marshall House
"Why, of all the multitudinous groups of people in this country, do you have to single out Negroes and give them separate treatment?" Thurgood Marshall reproached the Supreme Court with this and other questions in the landmark civil rights case . . . — Map (db m6636) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Tivoli
"There's no use going in there, brother. You won't get a damned crust." Thus was Enoch Pratt, a leading 19th century capitalist and philanthropist, warned away from his own estate by an irate tramp. Although famous for his lucrative involvement in . . . — Map (db m137481) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — To Commemorate the Inauguration of a Chemical Industry in AmericaThe Manufacture of Illuminating Gas
The first franchise in America to produce and distribute gas for public use was granted in 1816 by this city to the Baltimore Gas Light Company, established by Rembradnt Peale, William Lorman, James Mosher, Robert Cary Long and William Gwynn. In . . . — Map (db m7318) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — To George Washington
To George Washington by the State of Maryland. Born 22 February 1732. Died 14 December 1799. To George Washington by the State of Maryland. Commander in Chief of the American Army, 15 June 1775. Commission resigned at Annapolis, 23 December . . . — Map (db m2391) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — To the Memory of the Unknown Dead
Erected by the Women's Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic. [small plaque] Department of MO. W.R.C. Monument Committee Ruth A. Graham Florence J. Fink Sallie A. Moore Mary E. Wright Clara A. Alford Mary . . . — Map (db m7048) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Together we remember the people of Maryland who perished on 9.11.2001
Together we remember the people of Maryland who Perished on 9.11.2001 Teddington H. Moy 2.26.1953 • Todd H. Reuben 6.30.1961 • Gerald P. Fisher 3.28.1944 • Charles S. Falkenberg 7.12.1956 • Zoe E. Falkenberg 11.8.1992 • Dana C. Falkenberg . . . — Map (db m115218) HM WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center
Baltimore's World Trade Center, completed in 1977, was a cornerstone of the Inner Harbor's acclaimed redevelopment. Designed by the internationally renowned architectural firm of L.M. Pei & Partners, it is the tallest pentagonal building in the . . . — Map (db m32773) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Tyson House
Built by Elisha Tyson 1790 — Map (db m6120) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Union Baptist Church
Union Baptist Church incorporated on May 10, 1852 as the second-oldest Negro Baptist church in Baltimore. This structure was built at a cost of $51,256 and dedicated on December 17, 1905. Architect William J. Beardsley designed the church in a Late . . . — Map (db m101636) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument
[East face, center:] Erected by the State of Maryland to commemorate the patriotism and heroic courage of her sons who on land and sea fought for the preservation of the Federal Union in the Civil War, 1861 - 1865. SCVTO . . . — Map (db m18296) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — United States Merchant Seamen Memorial
To the memory of the United States Merchant Seamen who lost their lives serving the United States of America.

Donations: National Maritime Union of America, International Organization of Masters Mates and Pilots, Seafarers International Union of . . . — Map (db m102985) WM

Maryland, Baltimore — USS ConstellationFlagship of the Anti-Slave Trade
Though the Civil War was a period of great innovation for the navy, with widespread use of steam power and the innovation of ironclads there was still a place in the fleet for sailing ships. Built at the Gosport yard in Portsmouth, Virginia, in . . . — Map (db m6153) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Violet Hill Whyte: Baltimore’s Lady LawBaltimore Black History
As a teacher and mother of four, Mrs. Violet Hill Whyte of Carrollton Avenue did not fit the accepted image of a policeman in the 1930s. Regardless, on December 3, 1937, she became the city’s first African-American police officer. Whyte refused to . . . — Map (db m101455) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Wagner
First prize Awarded to The United Singers of Baltimore at the 19th Nat'l Sangerfest Brooklyn N.Y. 1900. Presented to the City of Baltimore. — Map (db m7600) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Walters Art Museum
William T. Walters (1819-94) made his fortune in the liqour trade and in East Coast railroads. He assembled a splendid collection of 19th cenutry European painting and Asian art. When William died, he bequeathed his collection to his son Henry . . . — Map (db m10248) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Walters Public Bath House No. 2
Walters Public Bath House No. 2 placed on National Register of Historic Places June 19th, 1979. William P. Gonce, Jr. Director of Urban Services, William Donald Schaefer Mayor of Baltimore City. — Map (db m103207) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — War in the ChesapeakeStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812 —
During the War of 1812 the young United States was embroiled in conflict with Great Britain. From 1812 to 1815 Americans fought to protect their rights and economic independence. They faced superior enemy forces on the homefront and the high . . . — Map (db m79710) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — War Memorial
Rededicated on November 10, 2005, by Mayor Martin O’Malley, to honor and remember all our veterans who fought so valiantly for the United States of America—“The Land of the free and the home of the brave.” Time will not dim the . . . — Map (db m2702) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — War Memorial
"It is a fearful thing to lead this great, peaceful people into war, into the most terrible and disastrous of all wars, civilization itself seeming to be in the balance. But the right is more precious than the peace, and we shall fight for the . . . — Map (db m6294) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Washington Monument
The Washington Monument, constructed between 1815 and 1829, was the nation's first formal tribute to the leader of the United States. Following the custom of the day, the design was chosen in a competition and the cost defrayed by a public lottery. . . . — Map (db m90316) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Water Power: Baltimore's Economic EngineJones Falls Trail and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse
The best-known and least-appreciated fresh waterway in Baltimore, the Jones Falls River is an important tributary of the Chesapeake Watershed, and the largest of several waterways that empty into Baltimore Harbor. From the time of the first colonial . . . — Map (db m129001) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Weiskittel Mausoleum
The Weiskettel Mausoleum has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. — Map (db m61045) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — WelcomeHeritage Walk
Discover Heritage Walk, a 3.2 mile walking trail through four fascinating centuries. Within a compact area, Heritage Walk connects some 20 historic sites and museums, traversing four city districts of remarkable diversity and significance. The . . . — Map (db m115215) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Wendel Bollman
Wendel Bollman, one of a handful of men who transformed bridge-building from an art into a science, was born on this site to German parents on January 21, 1814. Largely self-educated, Bollman acquired his engineering knowledge and experience at . . . — Map (db m7038) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Westminster Church and Cemetery
Originally called the Western .... Here lie the graves of Revolutionary patriots, veterans of the War of 1812, and many of Baltimore's most distinguished ... including Mayor James Calhoun, Colonel James McHenry, and General Samuel Smith. ... . . . — Map (db m6620) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Westminster Hall & Burying Ground:Where Baltimore's History Rests in Peace
Welcome to Westminster Burying Ground, one of Baltimore's oldest graveyards and the burial place of Edgar Allan Poe. This introduction is the first of many interpretive signs describing Westminster's origins and significance, and some of the people . . . — Map (db m6621) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Westside
The Westside of Downtown Baltimore boasts an astonishing variety of architectural styles from early 19th century Federal townhouses to Reconstruction-era cast-iron facades to Art Deco storefronts. The one-time heart of the City, the Westside's . . . — Map (db m115207) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Whitehall MillHistoric Sites of Industry in the Jones Falls Valley
Whitehall Mill began as White Hall gristmill on this site in the late 1700s. When David Carroll and Horatio Grambill purchased it in 1839, they built a textile factory for weaving cotton duck used in making sails for ships. Soon after, a cluster of . . . — Map (db m138428) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Wilkens Building
In the 1840's, William Wilkens, a German immigrant, founded the Wilkens Brush Company. Wilkens was a pioneer of large-scale industrial production in Baltimore. The Wilkens Building was constructed with a cast-iron front manufactured by Bartlet and . . . — Map (db m10007) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — William “Little Willie” Adams and Victorine Quille AdamsBaltimore Black History
As a young man, William Adams worked as a “numbers runner,” then owner of Little Willie’s Tavern. Eventually he emerged as West Baltimore’s leading businessman and a major investor in black-owned businesses. In 1935, Adams married . . . — Map (db m101428) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
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 H. Welch House
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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

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