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Clover Hill

(So named circa 1714)

 
 
Clover Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
1. Clover Hill Marker
Inscription.  Part of “Merryman’s Lott” 210 acres of virgin timberland granted by Lord Baltimore in 1688 to Charles Merryman, whose descendants farmed here until 1869. Stone house built in 19th century occupied by Bishops of Maryland since 1909, when cathedral site purchased by Episcopal Diocese. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of Declaration of Independence, acquired portion south of Merryman’s Lane (now University Parkway) for access to Homewood circa 1801.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1688.
 
Location. 39° 19.999′ N, 76° 37.076′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Guilford. Marker is at the intersection of North Charles Street and University Parkway on North Charles Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Peace Cross Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Church Home and Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Fields (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Homewood Privy, c. 1801 (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Isaac Newton" Apple Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Homewood (approx. ¼ mile away); Orchard (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Homewood (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Marker Missing
Went for a walk in the neighborhood this morning and noticed that the Clover Hill historical marker is missing. The post is still there but the sign is not.
    — Submitted July 26, 2011, by Mark Martindale of Baltimore, Maryland.

2. Marker is Back
As of this writing, March 20, 2015, the Clover Hill marker is now again in its original location.
    — Submitted March 19, 2015, by Mark Martindale of Baltimore, Maryland.

3. List of World War I Heroes (see Photo #5).
In memory of our dead heroes

Julius
Bishop's Residence image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
2. Bishop's Residence
House is surrounded by trees and difficult to photograph.
Calvin Asquith ∙ Albert Garland Alder ∙ Frederick Hiram Baker ∙ George McIntire Baker ∙ William Browne Baxley ∙ Richard Beall ∙ James Earl Boone ∙ James Brashears ∙ Hugh Brown ∙ Harold D.T. Burdick ∙ Edward J. Cain ∙ Benj. Skinner Carr ∙ Frederick M. Colston ∙ James C. Cresop ∙ Edward Briscoe Croker ∙ Joseph Edward Day ∙ John Norval Dilley ∙ Hammond P. Dorsey ∙ Clarence V. Eccleston ∙ German H. H. Emory ∙ Clifton R. Faith ∙ Lewis Taylor Ford ∙ Luther P. Fricher ∙ James S.P. Fyle ∙ William Oswald Gott ∙ Albert Green ∙ James Harper ∙ Howard A. Haynie ∙ Joseph A. Hessbach ∙ J.Y. Hollingsworth ∙ Henry Parr Hynson, Jr. ∙ N.H. Iglehart ∙ Charles A. Jefferson ∙ Alvey Dayton Keenan ∙ John M. Nennely ∙ William Edwin Kramer ∙ Harry Lorman Kuhl ∙ Franklin A. Landram ∙ Thomas Latham ∙ Arthur L. Marquand ∙ Charles H. Masemore ∙ John McHenry, Jr. ∙ J. Allison Muir, Jr. ∙ William M. Murphy ∙ William O’Donnell ∙ E.E. Parlett ∙ Guy Carlton Parlett ∙ Wm. Maffitt Pattison ∙ Herbert Price ∙ Edmund Howard Prince ∙ Basil Allan Proctor ∙ Donald Rapp ∙ George B. Redwood ∙ Frederick H. Reichert
Cathedral of the Incarnation image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
3. Cathedral of the Incarnation
Home church of the Episcopal Bishop of Maryland.
∙ Willard R. Reid ∙ Christian Ritter, Jr. ∙ Alexander H. Santos ∙ Charles Schotta ∙ Wm. Price Shamleffer ∙ C.R. Silbereisen ∙ Harry G. Skinner, Jr. ∙ Edward A. Smith, Jr. ∙ Stuart M. Terrier ∙ Leroy French Thomson ∙ Nial F. Twigg ∙ Livingston Van Meyer ∙ W.J.H. Watters ∙ Harry Lippincott Webb ∙ Paul R. Wheeler ∙ John Campbell White ∙ Walter B. White ∙ William Whittington ∙ J. Stewart Wilson ∙ Dupont L. Wolf ∙ H.D. Worthington ∙ Douglas Eldred Young ∙ Henry W. Zellmar

1917-1918
    — Submitted March 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.
 
Monument in Memory of Our Dead Heroes 1917-1918 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
4. Monument in Memory of Our Dead Heroes 1917-1918
List of World War I Heroes image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 9, 2007
5. List of World War I Heroes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,459 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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