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Lutherville in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Trentham

 
 
Trentham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
1. Trentham Marker
Inscription. Named for free school of Trentham, Staffordshire, England, where Reverend Thomas Craddock had taught. When he married High Sheriff John Risteauís daughter, this estate was her dowry. They built a house in 1746 and in 1747 he opened a boyís boarding school there. The original house, damaged by fire in 1857, was rebuilt in 1860. The octagonal bathhouse dates from 1747.
 
Erected by Baltimore County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 24.071′ N, 76° 44.87′ W. Marker is in Lutherville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Cradock Lane half a mile from Reisterstown Road (Route 140), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lutherville Timonium MD 21093, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garrison Forest Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); In Memory of William Maxwell Wood, MD (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Old Court Road (approx. 2 miles away); The Garrison Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Old United States Arsenal (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sudbrook Park
Trentham now occupied as a residence. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
2. Trentham now occupied as a residence.
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Maryland State Veterans Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducationNotable Buildings
 
Octagonal Bathhouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
3. Octagonal Bathhouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,744 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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