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

The Baltimore and Harford Turnpike Company

 
 
The Baltimore and Harford Turnpike Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
1. The Baltimore and Harford Turnpike Company Marker
Inscription. Authorized by the Maryland Legislature in 1816 to open a road from Baltimore City with two branches, one through “Belle Air” to the Susquehanna at Rock Run, and the other to Susquehanna Bridge at McCall’s Ferry, Pennsylvania.
 
Erected 1937 by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 39° 26.091′ N, 76° 29.251′ W. Marker was in Glen Arm, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker was at the intersection of Harford Road (Maryland Route 147) and Long Green Pike, on the right when traveling north on Harford Road. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Kingsville MD 21087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Gunpowder Copper Works (approx. 0.9 miles away); Germantown (approx. 2 miles away); Perry Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Gunpowder Falls State Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 2.4 miles away); Indian Rock (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Sweathouse Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels
 
Split in Road image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
2. Split in Road
Road on the right went to “Belle Air,” now Bel Air, and left to McCall’s Ferry, Pennsylvania
Remains of marker after being hit by a vehicle. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, December 22, 2007
3. Remains of marker after being hit by a vehicle.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,946 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on , by John T. Marck of Glen Arm, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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