Baltimore Avenue Curiosity Tour

Proposal 11 – Confederate Reenactors’ Chicory Hut

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Clark Park, 4300 Block of Baltimore Avenue

Fire pit to heat kettles, seats to rest weary feet, and some privacy to...
"We were sent to the "Soldiers' Retreat" -an excellent name for a very vile place. Oh, such a retreat! So soothing and quieting! (?) Where leather pies at exorbitant prices, and chicory slop for coffee, boiled in the same kettles with greasy pork, prevailed, causing our cake-and-pie-nurtured stomach to revolt and the filthy floors made our bodies shrink away and shiver."


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