Many that live in Canton are aware of its far reaching history, beginning as a plantation and growing to house many of Baltimore’s working class throughout the 1800 and 1900s. However, many do not know that we have a few gems within our boundaries that hold a little history, other than the common 100 or so year old house. Right next to the square, there sits a 130-year-old branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Closed for the past two years for updating, it opened last month amid much excitement. The branch is the oldest continuously operating neighborhood library in the city’s system.
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