Tag: James McHenry

[Baltimore 1814: January 16-22] “this morning presents a most violent Snow Storm” and more familiar stories

1814 is much like the present in many ways. Women became mothers, men became grandparents, and others passed away leaving family behind. Here are two births and one death we’re remembering this week:

Missed last week’s update? Don’t forget to check out our story on Robert Mills and his “book of designs” for Baltimore’s Washington Monument.

Advertisement: The Building Committee of St. Paul’s Church are ready to contract
American and Commercial Daily Advertiser, January 17, 1814