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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM210B_creating-an-american-culture-the-golden-age-of-baltimore_Baltimore-MD.html
During the early 19th century, Baltimore became, for a brief time, America's second largest and fastest growing city. Baltimore led the world in shipbuilding, sail-cloth production, and flour milling. On Cathedral Hill, Baltimore's business leader…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YNA_downtown_Baltimore-MD.html
Welcome to Downtown Baltimore-a unique City with southern charm and northern distinction. Known the world over for being friendly and hospitable, it's no wonder Baltimore is often referred to as "Charm City." A place which takes a gre…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YN6_moving-up-to-cathedral-hill-three-centuries-of-change_Baltimore-MD.html
Saratoga Street marks your arrival at Cathedral Hill, a neighborhood packed with three centuries of architecture. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Baltimoreans built some of their finest mansions and churches on Cathedral Hill. Today's S…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YDK_mount-royal-station_Baltimore-MD.html
With the 1960s renovation completed, the station became a point of pride once again-for Baltimore and for MICA. It was an important factor in the college's regional accreditation and the further growth of its enrollment and reputation. The renovat…
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By the middle of the twentieth century, the Mount Royal Station fell victim to the rise of the automobile and the decline of passenger rail service nationwide. The historic building's deterioration threatened the future of the Mount Royal area, an…
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A monument to the golden era of rail travel, the Mount Royal Station enjoys a special place in the history of Baltimore and the nation—the home of the Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad and birthplace of American railroading. The history of the…
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Between 1820 and 1945, Baltimore grew from a small port city to a commercial and industrial center of both regional and national importance. Anchored by Lexington Marker this neighborhood still reflects that period of growth. During the 19th and 2…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y73_building-a-city-and-a-nation-at-the-crossroads_Baltimore-MD.html
Twice in the 20th century, Baltimoreans completely reinvented their downtown-by necessity in the early 1900s and by plan mid-century. In 1904, Baltimore's downtown vanished when 140 acres were destroyed by fire. Within ten years, Baltimore had …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XYR_breaking-boundaries-reverence-renovation-and-rock-and-roll-historical_Baltimore-MD.html
In the early 1950s, the 900 block of Tyson Street made national news for its dramatic transformation from a dilapidated street of falling down houses to a street framed by quaint pastel-colored homes. In 1948, City inspectors had condemned Tyson S…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XYP_building-high-society-captains-of-commerce-historical_Baltimore-MD.html
The upper part of the Mount Vernon neighborhood was once part of Belvedere, the country estate of Colonel John Eager Howard, a Revolutionary War hero, U.S. Senator, and Maryland Governor. His magnificent late 18th-century mansion stood on the corn…
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