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Doors Open Baltimore

October 6 & 7, 2018

Visit Baltimore's most interesting spaces and places during a weekend of architectural adventure!
Free admission to 50+ buildings. Rain or shine!

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First Unitarian Church of Baltimore

12 W Franklin St Baltimore, MD 21201

Built in 1818 by Maximilian Godefroy, the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore is a fine example of Romantic Classicism. In 1819, Rev. Dr. William Ellery Channing delivered the landmark Baltimore Sermon at the First Unitarian Church, which led to the formation of the Unitarian denomination. In the late 19th century, the interior underwent a major reconstruction during which Tiffany windows, a Tiffany mosaic, barrel vault and a Niemann organ were added. Throughout its history the congregation has boasted prominent Baltimore citizens including George Peabody and Enoch Pratt. Continuously operating as a Unitarian Church since 1817, First Unitarian is celebrating the bicentennial of its founding. Come join the celebration and hear the Niemann organ be played!

Photos by: Vivian Marie Doering

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