Mount Vernon Place - Baltimore, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 39° 17.909 W 076° 36.947
18S E 360672 N 4351144
Quick Description: Mount Vernon Place is a small park in the Mount Vernon Area of Baltimore.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2009 10:17:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM6GK0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 16

Long Description:
The place is more like a plaza. It's made up of four separate green rectangular areas. In the middle is the George Washington Monument. The green areas have fountain and memorials. Some of the memorial are those to Supreme Court Justice Taney, General Lafayette, and George Peabody.
Name: Mount Vernon Place

Street Location: Mount Vernon and Washington Places

Local Municipality: Baltimore

State/Province, etc.: MD

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: John Eager Howard, Lafayette, and George Washington

Date Established: 1850S

Picnic Facilities: None

Recreational Facilities:
None


Monuments/Statues: Statues of Washington, Lafeyette, Peabody, Taney

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Lion sculpture

Fountains: Multiple fountains

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Special Events: Concerts in the summer

Traditional Geocaches:
The 'other' Washington Monument (GCZZNP) is supposed to be here, but it hasn't been found in a long time.


Visit Instructions:
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