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Near Perry Hall in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Long Calm”

 
 
"Long Calm" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
1. "Long Calm" Marker
Inscription. Maryland History. During the Colonial Period this was one of the most navigable stretches of the Gunpowder Falls. A Ferry operated here between 1754 and 1759. The Nottingham Forge and Gunpowder Furnace built metal products and battleship parts from 1759 to 1858, when a flood distroyed the industrial site.
 
Erected 2004 by Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 24.814′ N, 76° 24.425′ W. Marker is near Perry Hall, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Philadelphia Road (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles north of Forge Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry Hall MD 21128, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union of Brother and Sisters of Fordís Asbury Lodge No. 1 (approx. ľ mile away); The Sweathouse Road (approx. 2 miles away); Camp Chapel (approx. 2.1 miles away); Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gunpowder Falls State Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Joppa Town (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Whitemarsh” (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Perry Hall.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Big Gunpowder Falls image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 29, 2007
2. Big Gunpowder Falls
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,829 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by David Marks of Perry Hall, Maryland. 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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