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

Franklinville

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, March 7, 2012
1. Franklinville Marker
Inscription.  Manufacturing village started in 1827 on site of Isaiah Linton`s 1772 Jericho Lower Gristmill by Dean Walker and members of Shaw and Tiffany families. Town acquired in 1838 by James Mahool. The first cotton mill burned in 1881. Second cotton mill designed by Albert A. Blakeney opened in 1884 and is now the Belko plant. Upton Reed's shovel foundry downstream started in 1808, evolved into Franklinville Ironworks and closed about 1860.
 
Erected by Village of Franklinville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 26.926′ N, 76° 23.08′ W. Marker is in Franklinville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Jericho Road just north of Woodberry Place, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsville MD 21087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jerusalem Mills (approx. one mile away); Harry Gilmor's Raid (approx. one mile away); Saint John’s Parish
Franklinville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 7, 2012
2. Franklinville
Looking down Woodberry Place.
(approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Harry Gilmor’s Raid (approx. 1.9 miles away); “Olney” (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ishmael Day’s House (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Long Calm” (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Sweathouse Road (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Franklinville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 7, 2012
3. Franklinville
Franklinville Presbyterian Church in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 723 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on July 2, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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