The Arabbers Historical

The Arabbers Historical (HM1WYP)

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

N 39° 17.608', W 76° 38.944'

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Baltimore Black History

For over a century, Arabbers have guided brightly colored wagons and belled horses down narrow streets, knocking on doors to sell fresh fruits and vegetables in West Baltimore. Arabbers always advertised with distinctive chants, "Watermelon! Watermelon! Got'em red to the rind, lady." Competition with modern grocery stores, animal welfare concerns, and the challenges of keep horses in the city have made Arabbing a rare trade, but energetic efforts continue to revitalize the tradition.
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Date Added Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 357792 N 4350639
Decimal Degrees39.29346667, -76.64906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.608', W 76° 38.944'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 36.48" N, 76° 38' 56.64" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 408-484 N Payson St, Baltimore MD 21223, US
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