Incredible 1846 Photo of Battle Monument

This fascinating old photo from 1846 shows the Battle Monument on North Calvert. It was taken by John Plumbe who also took this incredible photo of the White House, the earliest known photo of the President’s Mansion.

Monument commemorating the Battle of North Point, Calvert Street and Fayette Street, Baltimore, Maryland (1846)
Monument commemorating the Battle of North Point, Calvert Street and Fayette Street, Baltimore, Maryland (1846)

Source: Library of Congress

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