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Sykesville in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station

 
 
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
1. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1883 - 1884
E. Francis Baldwin, Archetect
Presented to the Town of Sykesville in 1989 by Douglas F. and Marhta C. Crist
and Farm and Home Service, Inc.
Restored by the Town of Sykesville in cooperation with the
Maryland Historical Trust.

 
Erected by Sykesville Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 39° 21.859′ N, 76° 58.147′ W. Marker is in Sykesville, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on W. Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sykesville MD 21784, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baldwin's Station (here, next to this marker); Sykesville (a few steps from this marker); St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Town House (about 500 feet away); The Strawbridge Home for Boys (about 700 feet away); The Sykesville Bypass Bridge
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 23, 2012
2. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sykesville.
 
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 23, 2012
3. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Marker
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
4. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station
Now occupied as Baldwin Station Restaurant
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
5. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Chimney image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
6. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Chimney
The chimneys were designed to resemble the smokestacks of 1880's era steam engines.
Sykesville Post Office and Visitor's Center image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
7. Sykesville Post Office and Visitor's Center
Building was a former switching station for the B&O Railroad.
Main Street of Historic Sykesville image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
8. Main Street of Historic Sykesville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 5, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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