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Woodmere

 
 
Woodmere Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, February 8, 2008
1. Woodmere Marker
Inscription. This is the entrance to the 133.45 acre John Routzahn farm, established in 1866, known as Woodmere and located on the north and south sides of the Old National Pike.

The brick manor house at 400 East Main Street was the original farm house built by Herman L. Routzahn in 1883. As noted in the pictures, the farm consisted of a two and a half story, seven room frame tenant house, bank barn, and wagon shed. Also on the property was a dairy house and other outbuildings.
 
Location. 39° 26.44′ N, 77° 32.103′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on East Main Street / Old National Road (Alternate U.S. 40), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 East Main Street, Middletown MD 21769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Reformed Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Middletown (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Arnett Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Coblentz-Long Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); 8 West Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away); Clovinger House (approx. 0.6 miles away); 13 West Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away); 31 West Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
 
More about this marker.
Former entrance to Woodmere image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, February 8, 2008
2. Former entrance to Woodmere
To the left of the marker is a plate displaying photos of the tenant house and barn.
 
Additional keywords. "National Road" "Frederick County" Middletown
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,429 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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