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

Fosters "Masemore" Mill

 
 
Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
1. Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1797 by Nicholas Foster and Christopher Walker. This mill was once the hub of an agricultural community. It is now a private residence within Gunpowder Falls State Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 36.631′ N, 76° 41.059′ W. Marker is in Hereford, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Masemore Road, on the left when traveling south. On the west wall of the old mill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monkton MD 21111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parkton, MD Track Chart (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gorsuch Tavern (approx. 3.7 miles away); Virginia Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bentley Springs (approx. 4˝ miles away); Scott’s Quarry (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sparks (approx. 5˝ miles away); a different marker also named Scott's Quarry (approx. 5˝ miles away); Clynmalira (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Foster's Mill (Masemore Mill). (PDF) BA-63, Maryland Historical Trust Inventory
Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
2. Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker
Form. (Submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
CW & NF May 2 17(97) image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
3. CW & NF May 2 17(97)
This carved stone embedded in the west wall of the old mill, refers to Nicholas Foster and Christopher Walker who built the mill in 1797.
Fosters "Masemore" Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
4. Fosters "Masemore" Mill
Fosters "Masemore" Mill <br> showing the steel water wheel image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
5. Fosters "Masemore" Mill
showing the steel water wheel
Fosters "Masemore" Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
6. Fosters "Masemore" Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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