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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.
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.
 
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 2 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); a different marker also named Harry Gilmor’s Raid
Site of the Upper Jericho Saw Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); “Olney” (approx. 1˝ miles away); Saint John’s Parish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ishmael Day’s House (approx. 1.9 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.
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.
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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