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Harwood in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Penn

 
 
William Penn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
1. William Penn Marker
Inscription.  Came here to the home of Col. Thomas Tailler on “the ridge” December 13, 1682 for his first conference with Charles Lord Baltimore as to the location of the boundary line between Maryland and Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Historical Trust series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 13, 1682.
 
Location. 38° 52.548′ N, 76° 36.501′ W. Marker is in Harwood, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Solomon’s Island Road (Maryland Route 2) one mile north of Harwood Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harwood MD 20776, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Larkins Hills” (approx. half a mile away); Rawlings’ Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named William Penn (approx.
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1.8 miles away); All Hallows Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Old South River Club (approx. 3.2 miles away); Overlooking West River (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Quaker Burying Ground (approx. 3.3 miles away); Java Plantation Life (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harwood.
 
Wide angle shot of the marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
2. Wide angle shot of the marker, looking north
The farm referenced by the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
3. The farm referenced by the marker
William Penn image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. William Penn
from Benson Lossing Eminent Americans, 1881.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,767 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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