At the turn of the last century, Baltimore was booming. New industries made new men wealthy & allowed them to refashion themselves. John Sears Gibbs, who made his fortune in canning, was one such man. His fortune allowed him to purchase a venerable home built by John O’Donnell just outside town. In 1924 Mr. Gibbs engaged Baltimore society architect Walter White to expand & improve the existing mansion. The present look of Tyrconnell House
More information on Baltimore’s Tyrconnell House here.
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