Near Perry Hall in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Harry Dorsey Gough
—Maryland History —
Erected 2004 by Maryland State Highway Administration.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
Location. 39° 25.662′ N, 76° 26.643′ W. Marker is near Perry Hall, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Belair Road (U.S. 1) 2.4 miles north of Forge Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located at a parking lot for Gunpowder Falls State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsville MD 21087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gunpowder Falls State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sweathouse Road (approx. ¾ mile away); Perry Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Germantown (approx. 1½ miles away); Camp Chapel Harry Dorsey Gough (approx. 1.8 miles away); Saint John’s Parish (approx. 2.1 miles away); Union of Brother and Sisters of Ford’s Asbury Lodge No. 1 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry Hall.
Regarding Harry Dorsey Gough. Harry Dorsey Gough was a leading merchant and landowner during Baltimore County's colonial period. He completed construction of the Perry Hall Mansion, where he and his wife Prudence sheltered early Methodist leaders such as Francis Asbury.
Also see . . .
1. Perry Hall Online. (Submitted on July 27, 2008, by David Marks of Perry Hall, Maryland.)
2. The History of the Perry Hall Mansion. (Submitted on July 27, 2008, by David Marks of Perry Hall, Maryland.)
3. Harry Dorsey Gough: The Founder of Perry Hall. (Submitted on July 27, 2008, by David Marks of Perry Hall, Maryland.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2008, by David Marks of Perry Hall, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,709 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2008, by David Marks of Perry Hall, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.