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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. A significant historical date for this entry is May 2, 1797.
 
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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flag (approx. 2 miles away); Parkton, MD Track Chart (approx. 2.7 miles away); Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail (approx. 3 miles away); White Hall (approx. 3 miles away); 509 Electrical Light Display Block Signal (approx. 3.1 miles away); Gorsuch Tavern (approx. 3.7 miles away); Virginia Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bentley Springs (approx. 4˝ miles away).
 
Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
2. Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker
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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 August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 62 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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