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Linthicum in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Linthicum Heights

 
 
Linthicum Heights Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, May 11, 2008
1. Linthicum Heights Marker
Inscription. Growth of railways advanced the development of suberban communities in the early 20th century. Linthicum Heights was platted in 1908 along two interurban railroads by the Linthicum family to take advantage of direct transportation to Washington, Annapolis and Baltimore. House designed in picturesque styles and located in a naturalistic setting are hallmarks of suburbs of the period.
 
Erected 2008 by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 12.322′ N, 76° 39.191′ W. Marker is in Linthicum, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Camp Meade Road (Maryland Route 170) and Maple Road, on the right when traveling south on Camp Meade Road. Click for map. Marker is in the northwest corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Linthicum Heights MD 21090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of Those Who Served (within shouting distance of this marker); Benson-Hammond House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holly Run Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Heart Spoke
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May 2, 2008
2. Linthicum Heights Marker
Unveiling of the marker.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Pumphrey Elementary School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ferndale, Maryland (approx. 1.7 miles away); Formerly Brooklyn Park High School (approx. 2 miles away); Stoney Run Train Station (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Categories. 20th CenturyRailroads & Streetcars
 
Linthicum Railroad Station image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, May 11, 2008
3. Linthicum Railroad Station
The restored station depot is about 250 feet west of the marker, just across the Baltimore Light Rail tracks which were built on the original railway.
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May 2, 2008
4. Linthicum Heights Marker
Dedication Ceremony as an Historic District.
 
 
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