Henry August Rowland House

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Henry August Rowland House
Henry August Rowland House (Baltimore City, Maryland).jpg
Henry August Rowland House
Henry August Rowland House is located in Baltimore
Henry August Rowland House
Location 915 Cathedral St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°18′1″N 76°37′4″W / 39.30028°N 76.61778°W / 39.30028; -76.61778Coordinates: 39°18′1″N 76°37′4″W / 39.30028°N 76.61778°W / 39.30028; -76.61778
Built 1885
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75002098
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 15, 1975[1]
Designated NHL May 15, 1975[2]

Henry August Rowland House is a site significant for its association with Henry Augustus Rowland, a physicist.[3]

The house at 915 Cathedral Street in Baltimore, Maryland was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1975.[2][4]

The house is listed chiefly for its association with Rowland, rather than for any architectural distinction. The house is a three story red-brick rowhouse, typical of the 1880s in Baltimore. Rowland purchased the house in 1889 or 1890 and lived there until his death in 1901. His wife and daughter continued to live there after his death. The house retains its integrity to the late nineteenth century, apart from the installation of modern electrical service.[4]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Henry August Rowland House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
  3. ^ Note, the U.S. National Park Service documentation appears consistent in its use of "August" as his middle name, but other sources show it is "Augustus".
  4. ^ a b James Sheire (March 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Henry August Rowland House" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying one photo, exterior, from 1975 PDF (32 KB)