Baltimore County

Basilica of the Assumption

Location: 409 Cathedral St. History: According to the cathedral's website, the Baltimore Basilica, built from 1806-1821, was the first great metropolitan cathedral constructed in the United States after the adoption of the Constitution. Officially known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, it is also known as America's First Cathedral.
Algerina Perna, Baltimore Sun
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