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About Seton Hill ...

Charming Seton Hill is an area rich in religious, architectural and African-American history. The neighborhood was designated as an Historic and Architectural Preservation District of Baltimore City in 1968,and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Seton Hill is architecturally significant as one of Baltimore’s oldest intact rowhouse neighborhoods. Saint Mary's Park, the heart of Seton Hill, is the largest open green space in downtown Baltimore.

Seton Hill Events ...

SETONposter.jpgEvery year Seton Hill hosts the annual French Fair and Fleamarket event.  It is an event for the whole community - where people from all ages come out to enjoy St. Mary's Park, and meet their nieghbors, as well learn about the French History of the area.

This year it was a huge success, with hundreds of persons, coming from as far as Pennsylvania to enjoy this fair.

This fair would not have been possible without the neighborhood volunteers, as well as the community in general.  Seton Hill Association would especially like to thank Spirits of Mount Vernon for their generous wine donation.  All the wine we sold at the fair was donated from them.  We received compliments about the wine throughout the day and multiple people had more than one glass!  We were proud to say it was donated from a local neighborhood store.


In the News ...

Seton Hill was once again voted
Best Neighborhood by Baltimore City Paper

"... Seton Hill is sort of like Mount Vernon West, except instead of Mount Vernon’s four little parks, you have the big, brick-walled St. Mary’s Park, and you know you can’t afford one of the big [Mount Vernon] mansions, but you can get one of the small little alley houses in Seton Hill. ..." 

Historical information ...


Seton Hill is known internationally for it's beloved resident, Mother Seton.  You are welcome to tour the visitor center of the Mother Seton House & Historic Seminary Chapel.

Tour hours: Monday to Friday, 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. and Saturday to Sunday, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

For more information call 410-728-6464 or visit

Local Establishments ...

Seton Hill and the surrounding area offers a wide variety of establistments. 

Waterstones.jpgIf you don't feel like cooking, and want to enjoy a nice night out, Seton Hill's own Waterstone Bar & Grill has excellent Mediterranean fare.  When the weather's nice, grab an outside table and watch the world go by!  Located at Madison and Linden.

SetonHillArea/2Trinacria.jpgIf you want homemade pasta, amazing sauaces, and Italian specialties, Trinacria Italian Grocery is the place for you. Also, fresh custom order sandwiches and Italian coffee for take-away mean that there's something for everyone.  Located at 406 N Paca.

Photos of the Neighborhood ...

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