Baltimore and Ohio Transportation Museum and Mount Clare Station

Pratt and Poppleton Sts., Baltimore, Maryland

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Description 

At the Mount Clare Station, regular passenger rail service in the United States was inaugurated in 1830. The Nation's first telegraph message passed through the station in 1844. The Roundhouse contains the historical collections of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, September 15, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000906
Architectural style
Georgian
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
Rail-related
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1830; 1883; 1891
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing objects: 1

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