Merci Train - Maryland

Maryland Boxcar Maryland Flag

The Baltimore & Ohio Museum
901 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

(410) 752-2490

The Montgomery County Historical Society has four Merci Train items in our collection: a flax wheel, a miniature portrait of Marie Antoinette, a small model of the Arc de Triomphe, and a small wood sculpture depicting two people from Brittany. According to a newspaper article from 1949, the Maryland boxcar items were placed on exhibit at the Enoch Pratt library, Baltimore; representatives from the Society "bid on" these four items (the bidding process isn't described). Unfortunately, there are no records that indicate where other items were deposited.

Items listed above may be seen by appointment by contacting:

Joanna Church
Collections Manager, Montgomery County Historical Society
111 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850 - (301) 340-2825

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John Irving has taken some close up photographs of the Maryland Merci boxcar, which can be viewed below.
Thanks John.

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