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Jones Falls Area in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Woodberry

Welcome to Historic Woodberry Circa 1790

 
 
Historic Woodberry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 1, 2019
1. Historic Woodberry Marker
Inscription.  Woodberry is nestled on a tract of land once known as “Come by Chance.” Woodberry Mill, the first grist mill in the area, was built by Elisha Tyson in 1790. In later years, the location attracted extensive cotton and iron manufacturing mills. Eight working mills employed 4000 neighborhood people. Woodberry is a unique part of Baltimore’s history.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 39° 19.9′ N, 76° 38.621′ W. Marker is in Jones Falls Area in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Clipper Park Road. This marker is located at the Woodberry Light Rail Train stop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3497 Clipper Mill Road, Baltimore MD 21211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Firefighters’ Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadow Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodberry Factory and Park Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Poole & Hunt Foundry and Machine Works (about 400 feet
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Photographed By Don Morfe, September 1, 2019
2. Historic Woodberry Marker
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away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Penguin Coast (approx. 0.4 miles away); Avian Malaria: A Problem with a Pioneering Solution (approx. 0.4 miles away); To an African penguin, poop is not waste. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Return to the Main Valley (approx. half a mile away).
 
Historic Woodberry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 1, 2019
3. Historic Woodberry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022