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

Quarters #2 & 3

Hampton National Historic Site

 

— circa 1850 —

 
Quarters #2 & 3 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 9, 2007
1. Quarters #2 & 3 Marker
Inscription.  These two stone buildings, which replaced earlier log structures, housed slaves before the Civil War. After the abolition of slavery, they provided quarters for plantation and farm workers
 
Erected by National Park Service United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans.
 
Location. 39° 25.249′ N, 76° 35.161′ W. Marker is in Towson, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Hampton Lane. The marker is on the grounds of the Hampton National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 535 Hampton Lane, Towson MD 21286, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Slave Village (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lower House (within shouting distance of this marker); The View from Below (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampton: An American Story (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cream of Hampton (about 300 feet
Quarters #2- image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 9, 2007
2. Quarters #2-
Note marker is to the left of the left door of the Slave Quarters.
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away, measured in a direct line); Corn Culture (about 300 feet away); Thoroughbreds at Hampton (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hampton: An American Story (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towson.
 
Quarters #3 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 9, 2007
3. Quarters #3
Interior view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 9, 2007
4. Interior view
Sign at the entrance to the Hampton National Historic Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 9, 2007
5. Sign at the entrance to the Hampton National Historic Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 2, 2022