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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YZY_from-bricks-and-pianos-to-football_Baltimore-MD.html
More than a million bricks were used to construct M&T Bank Stadium in 1998. This reflects not only Maryland's architectural heritage, but also the history of the site, a one-time colonial brickyard. Alexander Russell produced bricks here, using cl…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YVE_free-state-pub_Baltimore-MD.html
The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcohol from 1920 to 1933. Maryland - nicknamed "The Old Line State" from George Washington's time - was the only state that never passed a state enforc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YPX_gas-dredges-beer-and-pianos_Baltimore-MD.html
This area of Baltimore, known as Carroll-Camden, was one of the city's earliest industrial districts. Starting in the 1800s, it served as the home of the gas-lighting industry, breweries, and manufacturers of dredging equipment and pianos. Baltimo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y60_walters-public-bath-house-no-2_Baltimore-MD.html
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.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y5Q_james-l-jim-caskey-jr_Baltimore-MD.html
Jim Caskey, who lived at 523 Scott Street, served his Southwest Baltimore neighbors in many ways. He co-founded and long served as Treasurer of the South Baltimore Federal Credit Union, which for many years was located in this building, 788 Washin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y4M_generating-electricity-from-the-sun_Baltimore-MD.html
On the wall above this sign, on the roofs of the Science Center and the parking to your right are solar panels that contain many photovoltaic (PV) cells. These PV cells convert light from the sun directly into electricity. The PV cells are made…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y1F_maryland-stadium-complex-at-ostend-and-warner-streets-historical_Baltimore-MD.html
Today Camden Yards is synonymous with sports. It is the site of two stadiums that are the home of the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens and the Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles. North of the stadiums is the Sports Legends Museum…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y1B_baltimores-part-in-saving-the-bay-historical_Baltimore-MD.html
The promenade you are standing on lies within a very special space called the Critical Area. The Critical Area is the 1000 foot strip (about three city blocks) bordering the entire Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, including the Patapsco River w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y1A_the-olmsted-legacy-historical_Baltimore-MD.html
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 playg…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y19_port-of-baltimore-historical_Baltimore-MD.html
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 flou…
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