The Manufacture of Illuminating GasThe 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 exercise of this franchise, gas has been supplied uninterruptedly by the original company and its successors.
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|Placed By||The American Chemical Society, Maryland Section|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:51am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 360531 N 4350340|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29121667, -76.61725000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.473', W 76° 37.035'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 28.38" N, 76° 37' 2.10" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 443, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 111-199 N Liberty St, Baltimore MD 21201, US|
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