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A Black pioneer in Baltimore tennis. Teacher - promoter - mentorof youth seeking entryinto the tennis circuit.
"Guardian of Scotland"Scottish Wars of IndependencePresented to the people of Baltimore byWilliam Wallace SpenceNovember 30, 1893Re-dedicated on August 22, 1993by theSt. Andrew's Society of Baltimore"It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor h…
Great American Poet, PhilosopherFounder of Aesthetic RealismQuiet and green was the grass of the field,The sky was whole in brightness,And O, a bird was flying, high, there in the sky,So gently, so carelessly and fairly. There are millions of m…
Within a year of the April 1861 Baltimore Riots, the first of several U.S. Army camps and fortifications began encircling Druid Hill, and important location high above the city and adjacent to the Northern Central Railroad. The 114th and 150th New…
"Why, of all the multitudinous groups of people in this country, do you have to single out Negroes and give them separate treatment?" Thurgood Marshall reproached the Supreme Court with this and other questions in the landmark civil rights case Br…
Born Thomas Garrison Morfit, he was an early host and star of 1950s and 1960s television variety shows, including I've Got a Secret andThe Garry Moore Show.
Johns Hopkins researcher in Cuba. To find the cause of yellow fever he courageously exposed himself to virus-infected mosquitoes and died of the disease, thereby proving the route of transmission.
From 1894 to 1899, this house was the residence of Ottmar Mergenthaler, a German immigrant who revolutionized the art of printing with his invention of the Linotype. Previously a typesetter searched for a single character, then placed it in a line…
Early advisor to the World Health Organization. New York City Health Commissioner. Long time dean of Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.
George Rayner (1854-1884), lawyer and one of Baltimore's wealthiest men, was the first to call this home.