Green Mount reflects the romanticism of its age, not only by its very existence, but also by its buildings and sculpture. The gateway, designed by Robert Cary Long, Jr., and the hilltop chapel, designed by J. Rudolph Niernsee and J. Crawford Neilson, are Gothic Revival, a romantic style recalling medieval building remote in time.
Nearly 65,000 people are buried here, including the poet Sydney Lanier, philanthropists Johns Hopkins and Enoch Pratt, Napoleon Bonaparte's sister-in-law Betsy Patterson, John Wilkes Booth, and numerous military, political and business leaders.
The Proprietors of Green Mount Cemetery, Sponsor William Donald Schaefer, Mayor-Baltimore City Landmark
(Inscription below the picture) Entrance to Green Mount Cemetery, 1840
|Placed By||Mayor-City of Baltimore|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 361317 N 4352067|
|Decimal Degrees||39.30690000, -76.60850000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 18.414', W 76° 36.51'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 18' 24.84" N, 76° 36' 30.60" W|
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|Area Code(s)||301, 410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1501 Greenmount Ave, Baltimore MD 21202, US|
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