Cheltenham, Maryland facts for kids
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|Country||United States of America|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
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Baltimore merchant, banker, and philanthropist Enoch Pratt (1808-1896) established the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library in 1882-1886 (the country's first circulating public library system), the Southern Maryland Farmers Market, and the Maryland Veterans Cemetery. Pratt founded The juvenile correctional facility in Cheltenham as a "House of Reformation for Colored Children" in the 1890s on his former farm property.
Nearby is the Marlton housing development.
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