July 2, 1829At this site, 610 George Street, under the leadership of foundress, Mother Mary Lange, four women took vows of consecrated chastity, evangelical poverty, and religious obedience. Thus began the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first Congregation of women of African Ancestry in the United States to serve primarily "children of colour" through education. However, the Sisters would not refuse their ministrations to anyone.
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|Placed By||Martin O'Malley and the Citizens of Baltimore|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:48am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 359772 N 4350844|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29563333, -76.62615000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.738', W 76° 37.569'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 44.28" N, 76° 37' 34.14" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 443, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 720 Pennsylvania Ave, Baltimore MD 21201, US|
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