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Photo: Carrollton Viadcut

Robert Vogel, Maryland Historical Trust
Carrollton Viaduct, photograph courtesy Robert Vogel, Maryland Historical Trust

On July 4, 1828, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence and a director of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, laid the cornerstone for the Carrollton Viaduct, with the remark, “I consider this among the most important acts of my life, second only to my signing the Declaration of Independence.” Learn more at Explore Baltimore Heritage.