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Near Fort Howard in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Todd’s Inheritance

(National Register of Historic Places)

 
 
Todd's Inheritance Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
1. Todd's Inheritance Marker
Inscription.  Thomas Todd settled here from Gloucester County, Virginia, in 1664. Homestead has remained in Todd Family for more than three centuries. Farm once contained 1,700 acres. 17th Century brick house was burned by British Soldiers September 14, 1814, as they withdrew from unsuccessful assault on Baltimore. Rebuilt on site in 1816. Remobeled in 1867.
 
Erected 1977 by Rotary Club of Dundalk, Innerwheel of Dundalk and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1935.
 
Location. 39° 12.85′ N, 76° 26.271′ W. Marker is near Fort Howard, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on North Point Road (Maryland Route 20) 0.3 miles south of McComas Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrows Point MD 21219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Heavy Price (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presbytery of Baltimore (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Todd's Inheritance image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
2. Todd's Inheritance
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direct line); The Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Unexpected Resistance (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wetlands (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dreaded Alarm (approx. ¾ mile away); The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure (approx. 0.8 miles away); About This Fountain… (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Todd's Industry<br>Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 21, 2014
3. Todd's Industry
Boundary Marker
“…Beginning of A Track of Land Called INDUSTRY 1792”

This maker embedded in stump in the front (north) yard of Todd's Inheritance marked the boundary of the Todd property when it was called Todd's Industry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,117 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on December 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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