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Near Fort Howard in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Todd’s Inheritance

(National Register of Historic Places)

 
 
Todd's Inheritance Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
1. Todd's Inheritance Marker
Inscription. Thomas Todd settled here from Gloucester County, Virginia, in 1664. Homestead has remained in Todd Family for more than three centuries. Farm once contained 1,700 acres. 17th Century brick house was burned by British Soldiers September 14, 1814, as they withdrew from unsuccessful assault on Baltimore. Rebuilt on site in 1816. Remobeled in 1867.
 
Erected 1977 by Rotary Club of Dundalk, Innerwheel of Dundalk and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 12.85′ N, 76° 26.271′ W. Marker is near Fort Howard, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on North Point Road (Maryland Route 20) 0.3 miles south of McComas Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrows Point MD 21219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Todd’s Inheritance (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); A Heavy Price (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presbytery of Baltimore (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Unexpected Resistance
Todd's Inheritance Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
2. Todd's Inheritance
Dwelling is closed and under renovations.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Wetlands (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dreaded Alarm (approx. ¾ mile away); The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Howard.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Todd's Industry<br>Boundary Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 21, 2014
3. Todd's Industry
Boundary Marker
“…Beginning of A Track of Land Called INDUSTRY 1792”

This maker embedded in stump in the front (north) yard of Todd's Inheritance marked the boundary of the Todd property when it was called Todd's Industry.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,841 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. 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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