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Near Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Run Landing

 
 
Rock Run Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Rock Run Landing Marker
Inscription. Part of “Land of Promise” tract. Original mill (1760), present grist mill (1794), first Susquehanna River Bridge (1818) and Barge Canal (1839) made through this hamlet a thriving commercial center. Surviving are Miller’s House, the Mill, Toll House and Owner’s Mansion (1804). Remains of canal and bridge piers are also visible.
 
Erected by Garden Club of Harford County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.487′ N, 76° 8.586′ W. Marker is near Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Rock Run Road and Stafford Road, on the right when traveling south on Rock Run Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Run (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Run Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith’s Falls (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rock Run Mill (approx. one mile away); River Crossing
Piers of original 1818 bridge over Susquehanna image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
2. Piers of original 1818 bridge over Susquehanna
(approx. 1.1 miles away); John A. J. Creswell (approx. 1.5 miles away); On Alert (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gerry House (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge. This wikipedia article contains details on the original toll bridge mentioned on the marker, the predecessor to the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge. (Submitted on June 24, 2007.) 
 
Additional keywords. Susquehanna Tidewater Canal
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsColonial EraLandmarksMan-Made FeaturesNotable BuildingsWaterways & Vessels
 
Remains of Susquehanna Tidewater Canal image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 27, 2007
3. Remains of Susquehanna Tidewater Canal
Miller's House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 27, 2007
4. Miller's House
Toll House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 27, 2007
5. Toll House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,571 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on June 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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