The first Catholic cathedral built in the United States after the adoption of the Constitution, the Baltimore Basilica became a symbol for religious freedom in the new nation. It is also an important work of architecture designed by Benjamin Latrobe.

Facts & Stats on the Baltimore Basilica

Go Historic ID
318618
Names
Baltimore Basilica
Basilica of the Assumption
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Dates
1806-1821

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
409 Cathedral St., Mount Vernon, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Baltimore, Maryland
Contact
410-727-3565

Resources for the Baltimore Basilica

  1. Official Website of the Baltimore Basilica Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Baltimore Basilica - Baltimore, Maryland