Baltimore Black HistoryFor 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! Watermelon! Got'em red to the rind, lady." Competition with modern grocery stores, animal welfare concerns, and the challenges of keep horses in the city have made Arabbing a rare trade, but energetic efforts continue to revitalize the tradition.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 357792 N 4350639|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29346667, -76.64906667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.608', W 76° 38.944'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 36.48" N, 76° 38' 56.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 408-484 N Payson St, Baltimore MD 21223, US|
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