9:00 - 1.0 miles / 2 minutes - 9:02
Federal Hill Neighborhood
Named after a celebration following the ratification of the US Constitution, Federal Hill is one of Baltimore’s oldest neighborhoods and is only a short walk south of the Inner Harbor. Visit this bustling center of Baltimore’s maritime port, hub of industry, and immigrant destination and you'll find lots to do. From the Hill you'll get a breathtaking view of the Harbor. Discover one of the main attractions on the Hill--Cross Street Market, which has been serving buckets of seafood, fresh produce, and other treats since 1846.
9:02 - 0.4 miles / - 9:02
Homewood Museum at Johns Hopkins University
On a gentle hill facing Charles Street is one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in America--the Homewood Museum. Now part of the Johns Hopkins University, the museum offers you the chance to explore diverse interests including an intimate look at life in early-19th century Baltimore. The museum itself was built 1801-03 and served as a home to Charles Carroll Jr, son of the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence.
9:02 - 0.0 miles / - 9:02
Garrett Jacobs Mansion
Garrett Jacobs Mansion, now Baltimore Engineer's Club, represents Gilded Age Baltimore when the merchants
lavished wealth on homes. The Italian Renaissance style townhouse has the finest residential interior on the byway and was once owned by John
Work Garrett, President of the B&O Railroad during the Civil War.
9:02 - 0.1 miles / - 9:03
The Charles Center was designed in the International Style by Mies van
der Rohe and represents another era in Baltimore’s architectural history. Notice how this flagship structure of Baltimore’s urban revitalization expresses “modern” sensibilities with simple, unadorned facades.
9:03 - 1.0 miles / a minute - 9:05
Lovely Lane United Methodist Church
The Mother Church of American Methodism, Lovely Lane is on the National Register of Historic Places for its unique architecture. It was designed by Stanford White in 1884 as a centennial monument to the founding of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The original Lovely Lane Meeting House was located at 206 E. Redwood Street, and it was at that site the Methodist Episcopal Church was organized during the 1784 Christmas Conference.
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Evergreen House and Museum at Johns Hopkins University
Surrounded by Italian-style gardens, Evergreen Museum & Library has a collection of fine and decorative arts, rare books, and manuscripts assembled by two generations of the philanthropic Garrett family. Today the mansion also serves as a vibrant, inspirational venue for contemporary artists. In the mid-19th century, Baltimore’s Garrett family
ruled the rails. Evergreen, their home for two generations (1878-1942), is a superb example of Gilded Age
architecture and lies on 26 landscaped acres.
9:05 - 3.7 miles / 7 minutes - 9:12
The Robert W. and Diane E. Gibson Museum of Sheppard Pratt
The Gibson Museum houses artifacts associated with the philanthropic founders of Sheppard and Enoch Pratt
Hospital and tells the story of the Sheppard Asylum, 1891. Check out the Moses Sheppard exhibit, Enoch Pratt and the Early
Years exhibit, and the Hospital Activities exhibit. Altogether, the museum is home to 2,000 artifacts, books, documents, furniture, furnishings, photographs, artwork, equipment, and memorabilia. The Museum tells the story of the history of one of America’s private psychiatric hospitals.
9:12 - 2.3 miles / 4 minutes - 9:17
Baltimore's Historic Charles Street - end