“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Severna Park in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Earleigh Heights Store

Earleigh Heights Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, October 10, 2007
1. Earleigh Heights Store Marker
Inscription.  Earleigh Heights Store. Historic Home of Charles J. and Mary Novak Katlic and their children Marie, Charles, Eveylyn, James, Helen, Margie and Elizabeth.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 39° 5.84′ N, 76° 34.175′ W. Marker is in Severna Park, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Earleigh Heights Road, 0.2 miles west of Ritchie Highway (Maryland Route 2), on the left when traveling west. Marker is on utility structure adjacent to the old Earleigh Heights Store and cannot be seen from the roadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Severna Park MD 21146, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tobacco Barn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sawmill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kinder Farm Ice House (approx. ¾ mile away); The Kinder Farmhouse (approx. ¾ mile away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Anne Arundel County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Governor William Stone (approx. 2.4 miles away);
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Freetown (approx. 2½ miles away); Shipley’s Choice (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Severna Park.
Earleigh Heights Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, October 10, 2007
2. Earleigh Heights Store
Store building is now a ranger station within the B&A Trail Park, which is a 14 mile greenway built over the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad right of way, and is now part of the East Coast Greenway.
Pack Town Bench image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 15, 2014
3. Pack Town Bench
This bench is located about 1 mile south from the Earleigh Heights Store marker, along the B&A trail and then west 1/4 mile on McBride's Lane. The text on the bench reads "This bench is dedicated to the memory of Jason Asbury Pack, a former slaver who toiled under adversity but persevered to acquire this tract of land formerly known as "Pack Town". We, the Pack family, welcome you to take a load off your feet in this community now called Northridge. John Asbury Pack (1835-1926) & Rebecca Anne Pack (1843). Beloved Children: Isaiah Bud Pack (1878-1949), Jason Asbury Pack II (1879-1958), James L. Pack (1880-1986), Laura Luvenia Pack Bly (1886-1976), Mary Jane Pack Stiles (1887-1952), Charles Wesley Pack (1888-1952)."
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,430 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 24, 2015, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 27, 2023