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Third and Last County Almshouse

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. Third and Last County Almshouse Marker
Inscription.  Building constructed and furnished at cost of $60,000 from proceeds of sale of old Almshouse property under authority of County Commissioners granted by Acts of Maryland General Assembly, April 1, 1872. Site purchased from John Galoway. Structure erected in 1872 of stone quarried on premises. Partly destroyed by fire January 1, 1919, promptly remodeled, and fireproofed. Discontinued as almshouse August 28, 1958.
 
Erected 1966 by Baltimore County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 27.611′ N, 76° 37.679′ W. Marker is in Cockeysville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Van Buren Avenue 0.1 miles north of Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling north. 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 walking distance of this marker. White Marble Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Property Boundary Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Millstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornerstone from Wesley Chapel (within shouting distance
Almshouse image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
2. Almshouse
Now the headquarters of the Baltimore County Historical Society.
of this marker); World War II and Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial to All Marylanders who lost lives to Terrorists (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial to Marylanders-Liberation of Kuwait (approx. 0.4 miles away); Field of Honor (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cockeysville.
 
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Almshouse image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
3. Almshouse
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,837 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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