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The Land We Call Home

 
 
The Land We Call Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 19, 2021
1. The Land We Call Home Marker
Inscription.  Since the 1700s, the land you are standing on was used for farming fields of corn, wheat, barley and hay. Eventually this 2 acre self sustaining farm had two barns, a nine-room home, and a cemetery. There were dairy cattle, chickens, pigs an orchard and a large vegetable garden. In 2000, 27 acres were sold to be the home for a Catholic school and church. The cemetery, creek, and some original trees still remain. Can you find them in the photo below?
 
Erected by Quest Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 2000.
 
Location. 39° 28.102′ N, 77° 24.943′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Opossumtown Pike. The marker is next to St. John Regional Catholic School and near St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8414 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick MD 21702, 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. George Washington (approx. ¾ mile away); Richfield (approx. ¾ mile away); a
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different marker also named Richfield (approx. ¾ mile away); Rose Hill Manor (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rose Hill Manor (approx. 2.3 miles away); Watercress Farming (approx. 2½ miles away); Boiler House (approx. 2½ miles away); The Quarry (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
The Land We Call Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 19, 2021
2. The Land We Call Home Marker
The Land We Call Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 19, 2021
3. The Land We Call Home Marker
The Land We Call Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 19, 2021
4. The Land We Call Home Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2021, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2021, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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