First Hindu Temple in Baltimore Area

December 12, 1998

Source: The Baltimore Sun

On December 12, 1998, The Baltimore Sun reported on the dedication of the $2.3 million Greater Baltimore Temple, the first Hindu Temple in the Baltimore region, in Finksburg, MD. With more than 1,000 people expected to participate in the 3-day dedication events, the Greater Baltimore Temple will be the worship center for approximately 1,600 Hindu families in metro Baltimore and southern Pennsylvania. The 14,000 square-foot building includes a temple hall, a library, and a community center with space for 350 people.