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Hampstead in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spring Garden

 
 
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Spring Garden Marker
Inscription. Christopher Vaughn laid out the town of Hampstead in 1786 on land called Spring Garden, located along the Indian path from Patapsco (Baltimore) to Letortís Spring (Carlisle) which had been marked by Christopher Gist and made a public road in 1738.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 36.448′ N, 76° 51.055′ W. Marker is in Hampstead, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 30) and Black Rock Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampstead MD 21074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hampstead District (here, next to this marker); St. Paulís Lutheran Church (LCA) (approx. 3.4 miles away); Manchester (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Manchester (approx. 4.3 miles away); German Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hoffman Paper Mills (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sandy Mount United Methodist Church (approx. 7 miles away); Westminster (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
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St. John's Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. St. John's Methodist Church
Church is located across Black Rock Road near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,419 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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