Free State Pub

Free State Pub (HM1YVE)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21230
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.008', W 76° 37.363'

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The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcohol from 1920 to 1933. Maryland - nicknamed "The Old Line State" from George Washington's time - was the only state that never passed a state enforcement act prohibiting alcohol, viewing it as an infringement on state rights. Hamilton Owens, then the editor of The Baltimore Sun, supported the state's right in editorials, calling Maryland "The Free State." It has remained a state nickname ever since.
Historical Period20th Century
Historical PlaceOther, Park
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionThis marker is within Camden Yards Baseball Stadium near section 52.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360044 N 4349488
Decimal Degrees39.28346667, -76.62271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.008', W 76° 37.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 0.4800" N, 76° 37' 21.7800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 301
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 555 Russell St, Baltimore MD 21230, US
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