Maryland Historical Society

Maryland Historical Society (HM6LO)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21201
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.84', W 76° 37.112'

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The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is the state's oldest continuously operating cultural institution. Founded in 1844, it was first located in the Athenaeum at St. Paul and Saratoga Streets. In 1919 it moved to its current location on W. Monument St. in the Mount Vernon Cultural District.

Over 350 years of Maryland history comes to life through the MdHS's renowned collections and dynamic educational offerings. The permanent collection includes Francis Scott Key's original manuscript of the poem that became the National Anthem as well as one of the most extensive collections of Americana in the country. In addition to diverse permanent exhibitions, temporary exhibitions are open throughout the year in the galleries of the museum and the library.

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The MdHS is home to the original manuscript of the Star Spangled Banner. The Star Spangled Banner and other artifacts relating to Marylanders' fight for freedom, is on view in the museum of the MdHS.

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In addition to furniture, paintings and many other artifacts relating to the history of Maryland, the MdHS has a stunning collection of silver. A sampling of this collection is on display in the museum of the MdHS.
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HM NumberHM6LO
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Baltimore City Historical Markers series
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Historical Period19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceNational Register of Historic Places, Other
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe City of Baltimore, Shiela Dixon, mayor
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360433 N 4351021
Decimal Degrees39.29733333, -76.61853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.84', W 76° 37.112'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 50.4000" N, 76° 37' 6.7200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443, 301
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 W Monument St, Baltimore MD 21201, US
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