Mary Rosemond and the Movement Against Destruction Historical

Mary Rosemond and the Movement Against Destruction Historical (HM1WYN)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21223
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.576', W 76° 39.019'

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Baltimore Black History

Growing up in Florida, Mary Rosemond saw her mother fight to stop the demolition of their home for a highway. In 1958, she discovered the city's plan to build an expressway through Greater Rosemont and her own West Baltimore home. Rosemond and her neighbors organized and protested. In 1968, they joined forces with the citywide Movement Against Destruction (MAD) and together they stopped the highway at the city line. Mary Rosemond continued as a life-long advocate for her neighborhood.
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Date Added Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 357683 N 4350582
Decimal Degrees39.29293333, -76.65031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.576', W 76° 39.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 34.56" N, 76° 39' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-405 N Pulaski St, Baltimore MD 21223, US
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