Centre Market

Also known as Marsh Market

The Market in Market space running parallel to Jones's Falls, between Baltimore and Pratt streets, was formerly called Marsh Market but now more generally Centre Market. There are two houses built from Baltimore to Water streets, thence to Pratt street is still an open space. It is the largest in the city, and best supplied with rich meats, fowls and vegetables. Market days. Wednesday and Saturday.


Excerpted from Charles Varle, A complete view of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD: Samuel Young, 1833), 38.

Access Information:

The site of the Centre Market is now Power Plant Live, a dining and entertainment venue one block north of the Inner Harbor.

Street Address:

71 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202 [map]

Cite this Page:

Charles Varle, “Centre Market,” Battle of Baltimore, accessed August 18, 2018, http://www.battleofbaltimore.org/items/show/206.
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