Baltimore General Dispensary

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Baltimore General Dispensary
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Baltimore General Dispensary, August 2011
Baltimore General Dispensary is located in Baltimore
Baltimore General Dispensary
Location 500 West Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′26″N 76°37′22″W / 39.29056°N 76.62278°W / 39.29056; -76.62278Coordinates: 39°17′26″N 76°37′22″W / 39.29056°N 76.62278°W / 39.29056; -76.62278
Built 1911
Architect MacKenzie,George N.,III
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80001779[1]
Added to NRHP March 18, 1980

Baltimore General Dispensary is a historic dispensary building located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is three bays wide and two stories high, with running bond red brick foundation and building walls, and a water table constricted in 1911. The front features a simple cornice surmounting a stone entablature reading: 1801 Baltimore General Dispensary 1911. It is the only surviving building designed for Baltimore’s oldest charity. The interior originally featured a large dispensary center on the first floor, separated for black and white patients. The rooms for surgical and medical aid on the second floor gave the poor a measure of privacy rarely available to charity patients.[2]

Baltimore General Dispensary was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Maryland's National Register Properties". National Register Web Site & SHA. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". Baltimore General Dispensary, Baltimore City. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-11-21. 

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