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Cockeysville in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hayfields

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. Hayfields Marker
Property is now a golf course.
Inscription.  Colonel Nicholas Merryman Bosley, builder, 1810, awarded silver tankard “by the hand of Lafayette” for best cultivated Maryland farm, 1824. Also home of John Merryman, early importer, 1848, of registered Hereford cattle, still, 1967, bred here. His imprisonment, 1861, led to Chief Justice Taney’s masterful “Ex-Parte Merryman.”
 
Erected 1967 by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 29.72′ N, 76° 40.359′ W. Marker is in Cockeysville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Shawan Road and Western Run Road, on the right when traveling west on Shawan Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cockeysville MD 21030, 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. Gilmor's Raid (approx. 2.1 miles away); North Central Railroad Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lime Kiln (approx. 2½
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Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey
2. Hayfields
miles away); Scott's Quarry (approx. 3 miles away); Phoenix (approx. 3.3 miles away); Third and Last County Almshouse (approx. 3.4 miles away); White Marble Block (approx. 3.4 miles away); Property Boundary Marker (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cockeysville.
 
Also see . . .  Ex-Parte Merryman. (Submitted on September 4, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Revolutionary War patriot Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette; Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Roger Brooke Taney.
 
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Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey
3. Hayfields Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,298 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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