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Parkville in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Parkville Park Reservation

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 27, 2017
1. Parkville Park Reservation Marker
Inscription.  Baltimore County Historic Landmark-Dedicated by Simon J. Martenet 1874.

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.
 
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

Parkville Park Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 27, 2017
2. Parkville Park Reservation
(approx. half a mile away); Lt. Owen E. Sweeney, Jr. Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Women's Suffrage (approx. 1½ miles away); Overlea Waiting Station (approx. 1½ miles away); Knettishall (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkville.
 
Parkville Park Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 27, 2017
3. Parkville Park Reservation
 
 
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 132 times since then and 7 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.
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May. 26, 2020