Wrestling in Maryland

Wrestling in Maryland (HM15FB)

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

N 39° 17.038', W 76° 37.182'

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Wrestling was a popular sport in Maryland in the early 20th century. Baltimore was the base for nationally known professionals Gus "Americus" Schoenlein, Frank "Shad" Link, Frank Lynch, Harry Scroggs, "Kid" Taylor and Anthony "Columbus" Wallnoefer, the sports superstars of their day. Wrestlers from Maryland and around the world held multiple professional, semi-pro and amateur matches weekly in athletic clubs, gyms and theaters around the city.
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HM NumberHM15FB
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360305 N 4349539
Decimal Degrees39.28396667, -76.61970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.038', W 76° 37.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 2.28" N, 76° 37' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 723-759 E Pratt St, Baltimore MD 21201, US
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