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

Bel Air

County Seat of Harford County

 

—Established 1783 —

 
Bel Air Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 20, 2007
1. Bel Air Marker
Inscription. Court House erected 1791. Burned and re-erected 1858. Enlarged 1904. Portraits of notable men born in Harford adorn court room, including Edwin Booth, who gave his first theatrical performance there.
 
Erected 1930 by Bel Air Rotary Club through the Historical Society of Harford County, Md.
 
Location. 39° 32.144′ N, 76° 20.927′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Office Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Bel Air (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred to the Memory of the Men of Harford County (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Door" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hays House (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Grateful Recognition (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Regarding Bel Air. Court House occupies the block surrounded by Main Street on East, Office Street on North, Bond Street on West and Courtland Street on South.
 
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Harford County Court House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 20, 2007
2. Harford County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,971 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on June 22, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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