One of Baltimore s first suburbs, Mount Washington was originally part of a 17th-century land grant owned by Edward Stevenson. The hilly terrain provided a sense of privacy and isolation from the commerce of downtown Baltimore, and the cool summer breezes and cleaner air attracted city dwellers. With the advent of rail transportation, the village of Mount Washington evolved into a summer retreat in the mid-1800s. Shortly thereafter, it blossomed into an independent community of year-round residents who love the rural ...

Around Mount Washington 2013, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467120425

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Around Mount Washington 2013, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531672249