Mount Vernon Place Historic District
Mount Vernon Place Historic District Baltimore Reviews
Home to Baltimore City's Oldest Neighborhoods Jun 23, 2012
Mount Vernon Place was designated a National Historic Landmark because it has Baltimore's oldest neighborhoods. Apparently it was home to some of the wealthiest people back in the day too. It also has the pillar monument erected in honor of the founding father George Washington. The construction of the monument began in 1815. It is the original monument, preceding the one in Washington, DC.
My family toured Mount Vernon on a recent trip to Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The Washington Monument is closed due to an accident that damaged the gate, but the eternal structure is in good shape and can be seen touring in the air. The United Methodist Church is right across the road. On the southeast corner is the Peabody Institute, and across from it is the Walters Art Museum. The Inner Harbor is about half a mile from it and easily accessible.
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