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Reisterstown in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Original Bell of the Franklin Academy

 
 
Original Bell of the Franklin Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 25, 2015
1. Original Bell of the Franklin Academy Marker
Inscription.  
In service 1826 - 1914
Erected here by the
Franklin Chapter of
Future Farmers of America

 
Erected 1960 by Franklin Chapter of Future Farmers of America.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 39° 26.947′ N, 76° 49.086′ W. Marker is in Reisterstown, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Reisterstown Road (Maryland Route 140) north of Franklin Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at Franklin High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12000 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown MD 21136, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Cornerstone of the Franklin Senior High School (here, next to this marker); Hannah More Academy (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Buffalo Soldiers” (approx. 1.2 miles away); John and Margaret Reister
Original Bell of the Franklin Academy and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 25, 2015
2. Original Bell of the Franklin Academy and Marker
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Oldest High School in Baltimore County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Colonel William Norris (approx. 1.3 miles away); Glyndon Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); Glyndon (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reisterstown.
 
Also see . . .  Franklin High School (Reisterstown MD) History. (Submitted on April 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Original Bell of the Franklin Academy image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 25, 2015
3. Original Bell of the Franklin Academy
Original Bell of the Franklin Academy Maker's Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 25, 2015
4. Original Bell of the Franklin Academy Maker's Mark
Former Franklin Academy image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 25, 2015
5. Former Franklin Academy
Now part of the Reisterstown Public Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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