Historic Reading and Resources

The following documents provided valuable information and insights to the creation of the Lauraville Walking Tours, and give a meaningful context for Lauraville as we know it today.

1 “The City as Suburb – A History of Northeast Baltimore since 1660” by Eric L. Holcomb, with foreword by Kathleen G. Kotarba

2 “Preserving Our Past – Ensuring Our Future: A Historic Preservation Plan for Lauraville 2013″ by Julie Saylor

3 “Reclaiming Suburbia, a Case Study of Historic Preservation in Northeast Baltimore City” by Eric L Holcomb and Lauren Schiszek, Baltimore City Planners

4 “The Molinography of Maryland” by John McGrain, Historical Society of Baltimore County

5 Civil war in Lauraville,  Lauraville Improvement Association

6 Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, burial records

7 Raymond Schwartz, burial record

8 “Maryland’s Geology” by Martin F. Schmidt

9 “The History of Morgan Park” by Roland Calhoun McConnell

10 Baltimore Sun article about John Work Garrett

11 “Mary Elizabeth Garrett:  Society and Philanthropy in the Gilded Age“, by Kathleen Waters Sander

12 1877 Railroad Strike Historical Marker, by Bill Barry for the Labor and Working Class History Association