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

Crown Stone Mile 40

 
 
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, January 14, 2022
1. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
Inscription.  
The base of the original
stone 40, carved in
Portland, England, and set by
Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon
in 1766, is located
four feet east of this stone.

This replica stone was set by
Mason Dixon Line
Preservation Partnership


 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 39° 43.271′ N, 76° 32.585′ W. Marker is in Norrisville, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Maryland Route 23. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Hall MD 21161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mason and Dixon Line 40th Mile Stone (a few steps from this marker); Stewartstown Railroad Station (approx. 3˝ miles away in Pennsylvania); Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mason and Dixon Mile Stone (approx. 6.1 miles away); Black Horse Tavern (approx. 6.7 miles away); Virginia Hall (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bentley Springs (approx. 7˝ miles away); Freeland (approx. 7˝ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
2. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
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this page online
 They’ll walk the line: Mason-Dixon surveyors to create new record of Maryland-Pennsylvania border. Baltimore Sun article, 03/07/2020 (Submitted on May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Crown Stones
Crown stones were set every 5 miles and contained the Maryland and Pennsylvania crest on the south and north side respectively.
    — Submitted May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
3. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
Crown Stone Mile 40 - Pennsylvania Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
4. Crown Stone Mile 40 - Pennsylvania Side
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
5. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, January 14, 2022
6. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, January 14, 2022
7. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 14, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on January 14, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.

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Jun. 27, 2022