Historic Sites - Maryland
Here are links to some notable historc sites found along Route 40.
|Partidge Hill (Elkton, MD)|
"Built ca. 1760. Now an American Legion Post......."
|Slave Quarters (North East, MD)|
"Green Hill Farm was built around 1780 by Thomas Russell. A number of slave houses once stood on the property - one of which remains. A vivid reminde......"
|Principio Furnace (Perryville, MD)|
"Built in 1837. This blast furnace was use to make iron......."
|Old Ordinary (Havre de Grace, MD)|
"Many old courthouses were called "ordinaries."......"
|Sophia's Dairy (Belcamp, MD)|
"Built in 1768. Now a private residence......."
|Washington Monument (Baltimore, MD)|
"Designed by Robert Mills and completed in 1829. It is 178 feet tall and made of marble from north of Baltimore.
The monument can be seen throughout ......"
|Fairview Inn (site) (Three Mile House) (Baltimore, MD)|
"This tavern was a popular stopping place just outside of the hubbub of central Baltimore.
The three mile milestone stood about 100 feet to the east o......"
|Doughoregan Manor (Ellicott City, MD)|
"Home of Charles Caroll of Carollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Private residence and closed to the public......."
|Arm of the Unknown Soldier (Frederick, MD)|
It was clearly the most popular relic at this small private civil war museum. It's wasn't buried as you might think, rather it was out for ......"
|Jesse Reno Monument (Middletown, MD)|
"A monument honoring Jesse Reno, a Union general who died here during the Battle of South Mountain on September 14, 1862. Two communities along Route ......"
|Chesapeake & Ohio Canal - Headquarters (Hagerstown, MD)|
"Since the canal is 184 miles long, it is impossible to pinpoint one location. Here are some suggested locations for those of you traveling on Route 4......"
|Mount Prospect (site) (Hagerstown, MD)|
"The historic Rochester House was razed in 1951. The site is now a parking lot. In a face saving move, there is a painting of the Rochester House on t......"
|Antietam Battlefield Museum (closed) (Sharpsburg, MD)|
"This museum once housed the small, privately run Antietam Battlefield Museum. The most popular relic was the arm of a Civil War soldier. It's wasn't......"
|Robosson Log House (closed) (Flintstone, MD)|
"Now a private residence.
From the Maryland Historical Trust (1986):
The Robosson Log House was constructed in the late 18th century when Elijah Robo......"
|Fort Cumberland (site) (Cumberland, MD)|
"The fort no longer stands, however, outlines of its location are in the streets where it once stood......."
|The Dingle (Cumberland, MD)|
"In 1913 a private community was established west of Cumberland, Maryland. Located immediately south of Braddock's Road, The Dingle possesses a dubous......"
|Six Mile House (site) (LaVale, MD)|
"From Searight's The Old Pike (1894):
Six miles west from Cumberland there was an old tavern known as the 'Six Mile House.' It belonged to the Bruces,......"
|Shades of Death (Piney Grove, MD)|
"This area was once a stand of trees so thick that daylight rarely penetrated. Despite the beauty and grandeur of the forest, highwaymen found this po......"
|Stanton's Mill (Grantsville, MD)|
"Historical marker text:
Built by Jesse Tomlinson in 1797, the gristmill is still standing today. Known 'Stanton's Mill,' it continued operation for ......"
|Bear Camp (Grantsville, MD)|
"This is the site of Braddock's 6th camp......."
|Penn Alps (Grantsville, MD)|
"Historical marker text:
The building now known as Penn Alps Restaurant began life as a log tavern. Called Little Crossings Inn, it was built by Jesse......"
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Last updated: 2010-08-10 20:12:24