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

Third and Last County Almshouse

 
 
Third and Last County Almshouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. Third and Last County Almshouse Marker
Inscription. Building constructed and furnished at cost of $60,000 from proceeds of sale of old Almshouse property under authority of County Commissioners granted by Acts of Maryland General Assembly, April 1, 1872. Site purchased from John Galoway. Structure erected in 1872 of stone quarried on premises. Partly destroyed by fire January 1, 1919, promptly remodeled, and fireproofed. Discontinued as almshouse August 28, 1958.
 
Erected 1966 by Baltimore County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 27.611′ N, 76° 37.679′ W. Marker is in Cockeysville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Van Buren Avenue 0.1 miles north of Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cockeysville MD 21030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Marble Track Bed (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jones Falls Watershed (approx. 0.9 miles away); “The Valley of Jehosophat” (approx. 2 miles away); Northampton Furnace (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lutherville Historic District
Almshouse image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
2. Almshouse
Now the headquarters of the Baltimore County Historical Society.
(approx. 2.5 miles away); “The Eagle’s Nest” (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gilmor's Raid (approx. 2.9 miles away); North Central Railroad Trail (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cockeysville.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Almshouse image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
3. Almshouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,670 times since then and 5 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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