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

Hayfields

 
 
Hayfields Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "...To Those Who Served" (approx. half a mile away); Oregon Furnace
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); The Community (approx. 0.9 miles away); Furnace Operations - Labor (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Blast from the Past (approx. 0.9 miles away); Furnace Operations - Management (approx. 0.9 miles away); Soot and Sweat (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peter Goff Tenant House (approx. one mile 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.
 
Marker on the right shoulder. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, January 21, 2022
2. Marker on the right shoulder.
Hayfields Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, December 30, 2022
3. Hayfields Marker
Hayfields image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey
4. Hayfields
Hayfields Marker image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey
5. Hayfields Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,768 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 21, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   3. submitted on December 30, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   4, 5. 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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