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Annapolis Water Company

 
 
Annapolis Water Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 7, 2011
1. Annapolis Water Company Marker
Inscription. Chartered in 1865 by the Maryland General Assembly after a fire at the State House in 1863. Waterworks began operation in 1866, designed by noted civil engineer William Rich Hutton, who had recently completed Washington Aqueduct. Innovative concrete pipes carried water to Annapolis. Property includes a late 19th century engineer's residence, two settling basins, reservoir and dam, and 1907 pump house by baltimore architects Baldwin & Pennington.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 59.219′ N, 76° 34.012′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Defense Highway (Maryland Route 450) 0.6 miles west of Housley Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hockley-in-the-Hole (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Generalís Highway (approx. one mile away); Trunk of the Three Mile Oak (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Parole (approx. 1.6 miles away); Belvoir
Annapolis Water Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 28, 2011
2. Annapolis Water Company Marker
Engineer's residence.
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Aris T. Allen, M.D. (approx. 2.4 miles away); Ferry Point Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Who was Henry Davis? (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Pump House image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 28, 2011
3. Pump House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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