O'Donnell Square - Baltimore, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 16.813 W 076° 34.482
18S E 364179 N 4349055
Quick Description: A historic square just east of downtown Baltimore, in the Canton neighborhood.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 2/20/2021 9:48:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM13V3D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Located along South Potomac and O'Donnell Street, on the west side of O'Donnell just north of South Lakewood.

The plaque says, "Through the efforts of the Canton Improvement Association this old and densely populated ethnic neighborhood was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The two-story red brick row houses are especially noteworthy for their hand painted screens, white marble steps and occasional movable wooden steps. The U.S. Frigate Constellation, now in the Inner Harbor was launched in 1797 at Major Stodder’s shipyard on Harris Creek. The Canton Ironworks rolled the armor plates for the U.S.S. Monitor in the 1860’s. The Canton Company was involved in the building of the first American locomotive, The Tom Thumb. The first Whig Convention was held at the Canton Race Track on May 4 1840 when Henry Clay and Daniel Webster spoke and William Henry Harrison was nominated for president."
Name: O'Donnell Square

Street Location: O'Donnell Street

Local Municipality: Baltimore

State/Province, etc.: Maryland

Country: USA

Picnic Facilities: Benches

Recreational Facilities:
Grassy Field

Monuments/Statues: Yes

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Yes

Fountains: No

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: No

Special Events: No

Traditional Geocaches:

Web Site: Not listed

Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Date Established: Not listed

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