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Maryland history comes to life in Green Mount Cemetery tour
Maryland history comes to life in Green Mount Cemetery tour

There was Enoch Pratt, the 19th-century businessman who established Baltimore's library system, laid to rest beneath a sandy brown obelisk. Not far away was Johns Hopkins, the entrepreneur and abolitionist and benefactor of the nation's first research university, buried beneath a sheet of stone that visitors litter with pennies. A few feet away from Hopkins was Mary Elizabeth Garrett, daughter of the president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, who spearheaded an effort to raise $100,000 for Johns Hopkins under the condition that the school provide opportunities for women. Those are a few tales of the dearly departed that came to life during Saturday's Who's Who in...

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