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Near Belcamp in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sophia’s Dairy

(Probably Sophia’s Dowry)

 
 
Sophia’s Dairy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
1. Sophia’s Dairy Marker
Inscription. Left by Captain Hall of Cranberry in 1737 to his daughter Sophia, who married Colonel Thomas White, father of Bishop William White of Philadelphia, Mrs. Robert Morris and Sophia, who married Aquilla Hall. He built this house in 1768, one of the finest colonial buildings in Harford County.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 28.32′ N, 76° 13.971′ W. Marker is near Belcamp, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40) and Riverside Parkway, on the right when traveling south on Pulaski Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belcamp MD 21017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spesutia Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); "O! say can you see..." (approx. 1.7 miles away); Explore the Chesapeake (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colony Of Maryland (approx. 1.7 miles away); State Of Maryland (approx. 1.8 miles away); “The Bush Declaration” (approx. 1.8 miles away); This Tablet (approx. 1.8 miles away); Harford Town, or Bush (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Sophia's Dairy
Sophia’s Dairy image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
2. Sophia’s Dairy
Still a private residence.
. (PDF) Riverside Way, Belcamp. Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties National Register Nomination Form. (Submitted on February 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Proudly Residing in Md.'s Past. 2006 article by Cassandra A. Fortin in the Baltimore Sun. (Submitted on February 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Sophia's Dairy image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey)
3. Sophia's Dairy
Railroad Crossing at Sophia's Dairy image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
4. Railroad Crossing at Sophia's Dairy
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,712 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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