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Near Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Springhouse

 
 
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By Adam Margolis, July 18, 2021
1. Springhouse Marker
Inscription.  Solid wooden beams frame and support the slate roof The windows with louvered covers allow fresh air to circulate Sturdy shelf for items that need not be kept as cold Thick stone walls built into side of the hill protect the water source and provide cold storage Cold spring water flows out of the hill and then around the outer trough, exiting at left. Stoneware crocks protect perishables as they chill in the spring water
 
Erected by The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 33.576′ N, 76° 16.956′ W. Marker is near Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Thomas Run Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Springhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tudor Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Churchville Presbyterian Church
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By Adam Margolis, July 18, 2021
2. Springhouse Marker
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Churchville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 1.9 miles away); Calvary United Methodist Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); “Indian Spring” (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2021, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2021, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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