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1896 Map of Reservoir Hill, Penn North, Bolton Hill, and Druid Heights

This is a cool old map from 1896. Check it out and click on it for a larger version. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library Here’s the same area on a Google Map today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&ll=39.308535,-76.630669&spn=0.024074,0.045104&t=m&z=15&output=embed]
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Why Is It Named Bolton Hill?

Do you know why it’s called Bolton Hill? Before we did a little research, we sure didn’t. So, here it is. The area around Bolton Hill was originally owned by Baltimore merchant, George Grundy. He named...