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.