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

Lutherville Historic District

National Register of Historic Places

— U.S. Department of the Interior, 1972 —

 
 
Lutherville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. Lutherville Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Lutherville, named for Martin Luther, was founded, 1852, by Dr. John G. Morris, a Lutheran clergyman, as the location of Lutherville Female Seminary. The planned village, centering around the Lutheran Church and Seminary, was surveyed into 118 lots by William sides, 1854. “Oak Grove,” 1852, the home of Dr. Morris, one tenth mile east, is a notable example of 19th century architecture.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
Location. 39° 25.439′ N, 76° 37.746′ W. Marker is in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Morris Street, on the right when traveling south on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Morris Avenue, Lutherville Timonium MD 21093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hunt’s Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jones Falls Watershed (approx. 1.7 miles away); Baltimore & Susquehanna Railroad Marble Track Bed
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Marble Track Bed (approx. 1.8 miles away); Guth Memorial Gateway (approx. 1.9 miles away); Goucher College Springhouse (approx. 2 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Goucher College (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lutherville-Timonium.
 
Lutherville Train Station image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
2. Lutherville Train Station
In the late 1960s Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train service at Lutherville ended. In 1854 it was the Northern Central Railway that provided service to Lutherville. Today Lutherville is again served by rail, Baltimore's MTA Light Rail line.
Home in Lutherville Historic District image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
3. Home in Lutherville Historic District
This may be the home of Dr. Morris
Home in Lutherville Historic District image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
4. Home in Lutherville Historic District
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,030 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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