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Kingsville in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill

 
 
Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., October 31, 2020
1. Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker
Inscription.  Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill, a 25' x 54' two-story structure built on the side of this hill in 1769 (pictured on right, in photo below). It was taken down sometime after 1942.

The Jerusalem Bridge to your right was once a covered bridge, built in the 1830s. It was replaced with an exposed two-lane, concrete bridge in 1928.

The photos above were taken in 1910.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
 
Location. 39° 27.741′ N, 76° 23.466′ W. Marker is in Kingsville, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Jerusalem Road, on the right when traveling east. 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 (a few steps from this marker); Milestone (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry Gilmor's Raid (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklinville (approx. one mile away); “Olney” (approx. 1˝ miles away); Saint John’s Parish
Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., October 31, 2020
2. Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker
This is to left of the marker, which is off camera here. The building is also in left part of the marker's top photo. The "Milestone" marker is at far left. The sign shown here has this text:

Mill Race Entry
Jerusalem Mill used two interior
water wheels for power.
This permitted year round operation
versus the more common external
wheel which was vulnerable to
freezing.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Ishmael Day’s House (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Sweathouse Road (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingsville.
 
Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., October 31, 2020
3. Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker
Partially hidden in the background is the current Jerusalem Bridge, which carries Jerusalem Road across Little Gunpowder Falls into Baltimore County. Notice the stairs near the marker.
Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., October 31, 2020
4. Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker
On the right is the rear of this marker.
Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, May 23, 2021
5. Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   5. submitted on January 14, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022