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Mencken, H.L., House

Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
County of Baltimore (City).
National Register Number: 83004384
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO
Current use/information: Museum - currently closed due to lack of funding..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 28, 1983):
This typical three-story Baltimore row house was the home of journalist-editor Henry Louis Mencken, distinguished essayist and caustic critic of American society, from his childhood until his death in 1956. It is currently not open to the public due to lack of funds to staff it.


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