Billie Holiday Monument. Historical

Billie Holiday Monument. Historical (HM1X2O)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21217
Country: United States of America

N 39° 18.067', W 76° 37.925'

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Front panelBillie Holiday 1915-1959-Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen and she was sixteen and I was three-God Bless the Child.

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Billie Holiday Born Ellanora Harris, in Philadelphia, PA April 7, 1915, Rose from the depths of poverty and racial injustice that has characterized the African American experience. To achieve world-renown as a great jazz singer.

This monument acknowledges lady day as a socially relevant artist who served suffering as well as beauty through her songs. As she was heard on the stage of the historic Royal Theater in Baltimore the city of her youth.
Dedicated April 7m 1955-Mayor William Donald Schafer-Rededicated July 17, 2009 the 50th anniversary of Billie Holiday's Ascension-Mayor Sheila Dixon & the citizens of Baltimore.

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HM NumberHM1X2O
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Date Added Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 359272 N 4351462
Decimal Degrees39.30111667, -76.63208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.067', W 76° 37.925'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 4.02" N, 76° 37' 55.5" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 W Lafayette Ave, Baltimore MD 21217, US
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