Middle River in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
So Called as early as 1600
Big Gunpowder Falls flows through Baltimore County, joins the Little Gunpowder Falls at Day’s Island to form Gunpowder River. The River empties into the Chesapeake Bay at Carroll Island.
Erected 1968 by Baltimore County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 39° 21.863′ N, 76° 20.461′ W. Marker is in Middle River, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker can be reached from Grace's Quarter Road. Marker is in front of the bath house at Gunpowder Falls State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middle River MD 21220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilmor's Raid (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rumsey Mansion (approx. 3 miles away); Joppa Town (approx. 3.1 miles away); Union of Brother and Sisters of Ford’s Asbury Lodge No. 1 (approx. 4.9 miles away); “Whitemarsh” (approx. 4.9 miles away); White Marsh War Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); “Long Calm” (approx. 4.9 miles away); Site of Old Baltimore (approx. 6.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,892 times since then and 609 times this year. Last updated on March 21, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on May 10, 2017, by Claire Carton of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.