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Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Built 1898 Liriodendron

 
 
Built 1898 Liriodondron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 30, 2007
1. Built 1898 Liriodondron Marker
Inscription.  A palladian-style summer home built for Dr. & Mrs. Howard A. Kelly. Now a multi-use historical cultural and educational center for Harford County.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 39° 32.31′ N, 76° 21.191′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main Street and Gordon Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacred to the Memory of the Men of Harford County (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Grateful Recognition (approx. mile away); MA & PA Heritage Trail (approx. mile away); Historic Bel Air (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Bel Air (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bel Air (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also
Liriodendron image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 30, 2007
2. Liriodendron
Dr. Kelly was a famous Johns Hopkins physician and had this house built in the country as a summer retreat for his large family.
named Bel Air (approx. 0.3 miles away); MA and PA Heritage Trail (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Dr. Kelly's Baltimore City residence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liriodondron History from their website. (Submitted on November 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Biography of Howard Atwood Kelly. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Liriodendron image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 30, 2007
3. Liriodendron
Formal front of mansion.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,678 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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