Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In 1884, the Keeper's House underwent an expansion. By 1890, a summer kitchen was added to the west side of the house. Below is an excerpt from the 1884 Annual Report of the Light-House Board to the Secretary of the Treasury.
349. Havre de Grace, mouth of Susquehanna River, Maryland. -- An additional story was built on the dwelling for the better accommodation of the keeper and his family. The new portion, including four rooms, was lathed and plastered, provided with new floor, doors, windows, &c.; a new pump and sink were put in, and otber minor repairs were made.
1827, architectural rendering of southwest
1884, architectural rendering of southwest view
Maryland Heritage Areas Authority
Erected by Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse, Havre de Grace, MD.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
Location. 39° 32.459′ N, 76° 5.131′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Concord Street, 0.1 miles north of Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Keepers (a few steps from this marker); Concord Point Lighthouse Grounds (a few steps from this marker); Hero's Reward (a few steps from this marker); Post U.S. Lighthouse Service Use (within shouting distance of this marker); Did you Know? (within shouting distance of this marker); Adding On (within shouting distance of this marker); Keeper of the Light (within shouting distance of this marker); The Concord Point Light Keeper’s House and Property, 1827-1920 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on January 18, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on January 4, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. 2. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.