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Garrett-Jacobs Mansion

  • 11 W. Mt. Vernon Pl. Map It
  • Mount Vernon
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Published 07/23/2015

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Originally built in 1893 by Stanford White for Robert Garrett, the president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, this mansion was the largest and most expensive ever constructed in Baltimore (the neighbors objected to its size). After Garrett died in 1896, his widow, Mary, and her second husband, Dr. Henry Barton Jacobs, had John Russell Pope build an extension of equal size. A spectacular stained glass dome, designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, is one highlight. Call ahead to book a tour.

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11 W. Mt. Vernon Pl., Baltimore, Maryland, 21201, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Group tours by appointment; reservations required

Published 07/23/2015


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