Parkville Park Reservation
This plot of land is Parkville’s namesake and was given to the people of Parkville by Simon J. Martenet with the stipulation that it always remain a park. Martenet, a notable surveyor and civil engineer, is best known for his comprehensive mapping of the State of Maryland. He described this area as: “One of the healthiest and pleasantest locations near Baltimore.”
In 1998 this park was placed on the Baltimore County final landmarks list as an historic site.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 39° 22.469′ N, 76° 32.653′ W. Marker is in Parkville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Taylor Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkville MD 21234, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parkville All Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); V.F.W. Parkville Post 9083 (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Gun 5" (approx. half a mile away); American Gun
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on March 21, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.