Reviving the Waterfront

Reviving the Waterfront (HM3RY)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21230
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N 39° 15.283', W 76° 37.26'

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Here where the Gwynns Falls flows into the Patapsco's Middle Branch, Baltimoreans have come to work and to play over the years. Since the early 1700s this area his been home to mining operations, brickyards, glass factories, and other industries. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, residents came by streetcar to enjoy amusement parks and dance pavilions, picnic grounds and fish houses, swimming beaches and rowing clubs. Crowds watched the Baltimore Black Sox and Elite Giants of the Negro Leagues play at stadiums on Russell Street. In 1977, the city created the Middle Branch Park by consolidating existing shoreside parks and began restoring environmentally degraded sites. Ten years later, the Baltimore Rowing and Water Resources Center opened, reviving a tradition of rowing competitions on the Middle Branch.

The Baltimore Black Sox, pictured here in 1929, played at Westport Park and Maryland Park along South Russell Street near the mouth of the Gwynns Falls.
HM NumberHM3RY
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Gwynns Falls Trail series
Placed ByGwynns Falls Trail Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360135 N 4346295
Decimal Degrees39.25471667, -76.62100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.283', W 76° 37.26'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 16.98" N, 76° 37' 15.60" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 154-198 Gwynns Falls Trail, Baltimore MD 21230, US
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