Baltimore Morning Herald

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The Baltimore Morning Herald was a daily newspaper published in Baltimore in the beginning of the Twentieth Century.

The first edition was published on February 10, 1900. The paper was successor to the "Morning Herald" and absorbed by the "Baltimore Evening Herald" on August 31, 1904. On weekends, "The Herald" was published as the "Baltimore Sunday Herald". The offices were located at the northwest corner of St. Paul and East Fayette Streets just to the west and across the street from the recently completed Baltimore City Circuit Courthouses of 1896-1900 (now renamed after Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse). The building was devastated by the Great Baltimore Fire of February 1904 with its location on the northern edge of the "Burnt District". Afterwards the printing of the paper was temporarily continued at the presses of XXX. The paper was later purchased by the competing Charles H. Grasty, editor/owner of "The Evening News" and Gen. Felix Agnus, owner/publisher of "The Baltimore American" in June 1906, two and a half years after the Great Fire and divided up the assets, staff and resources of the paper between their two publications (which were later merged two years later under the ownership of newspaper magnate Frank A. Munsey).

"The Herald's" most notable writer and editor was young H. L. Mencken, (1880-1956), who described his experiences in his autobiographical trilogy's second volume "Newspaper Days" published in 1941.

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