• Green Mount Cemetery
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Green Mount Cemetery

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Green Mount was where many of Baltimore's elite were buried, though beloved Governor William Donald Schaefer is not. In the pre-museum era, cemeteries had the best sculptures, art, the finest gardens...  Read More

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Check in with the front office (if they're open). For a nominal fee, they'll give you maps with historical graves marked, look up ancestors' graves. Wear comfortable and secure walking shoes to get up and down the stairs delineating different sections of the cemetery."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: In this era of Civil War monuments disappearing fast, Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth is buried here, as well as co-conspirators Michael O'Laughlin and Samuel Arnold.

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