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Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“The Door”

 
 
"The Door" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2013
1. "The Door" Marker
Inscription. The open door symbolizes the heritage of religious freedom granted to the colonial citizens of Maryland by Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore in 1657. His belief is such freedom inspired Maryland to become the first colony to create a separation of church and state, greatly influencing the U.S. Constitution and attracting many residents seeking a safe environment in which to practice their faith.
This sculpture was created by
James K. Hill of Salisbury, Maryland
and commissioned by the
Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission in 2008

 
Erected 2008 by Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission.
 
Location. 39° 31.984′ N, 76° 20.865′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Baltimore Pike and Kenmore Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in a small park in the 100 block of Baltimore Pike where it meets Kemore Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hays House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bel Air (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bel Air
"The Door" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2013
2. "The Door" Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sacred to the Memory of the Men of Harford County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Built 1898 Liriodendron (approx. half a mile away); Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad (approx. mile away); Daybreak by Richard Goldsborough Brink (approx. mile away); Ma & Pa Heritage Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Also see . . .  James K. "Jim" Hill. at Salisbury University (Submitted on July 5, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraPolitics
 
The Door image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2013
3. The Door
I am the Door image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2013
4. I am the Door
The Dove image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2013
5. The Dove
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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