History, Park, Specialized
The Washington Monument is the Nation's first civic memorial to George Washington. Built in the neo-classical style, the 178'8" monument was designed by architect Robert Mills and was completed in 1829, fourteen years after construction began. Mills also designed our more famous sister monument in Washington, D.C.
The Monument held a profound meaning for 19th Century Americans and it is even now recognized as the preeminent symbol of the city of Baltimore.
Mardela Springs, Maryland
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Westside Historical Society seeks to preserve the history and traditions of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland for future generations, and to promote an awareness and appreciation of the area's heritage.