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Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Run Mill

Built circa 1725

 
 
Rock Run Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Rock Run Mill Marker
Inscription. Owned by John Steel, this grist mill was in successful operation as early as 1731. At the same period a ferry was operated about one-half mile downstream at a crossing known as Upper Ferry.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 36.835′ N, 76° 7.556′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Granite Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smith’s Falls (approx. 0.4 miles away); John A. J. Creswell (approx. 0.8 miles away); On Alert (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gerry House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Snow’s Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rock Run Mill (approx. one mile away); Rock Run Landing (approx. one mile away); Adams Hall (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Rock Run Mill image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Rock Run Mill
There is a Rock Run Mill directly across the Susquehanna River in Harford County.
Rock Run Mill image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Rock Run Mill
Mill no longer has a water wheel.
Miller's House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
4. Miller's House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,723 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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