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Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Run Mill

Built circa 1725

 
 
Rock Run Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Rock Run Mill Marker
Inscription.  Owned by John Steel, this grist mill was in successful operation as early as 1731. At the same period a ferry was operated about one-half mile downstream at a crossing known as Upper Ferry.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 36.835′ N, 76° 7.556′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 222) and Granite Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smith’s Falls (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob Tome, Town Father (approx. 0.8 miles away); John A. J. Creswell (approx. 0.8 miles away); The River Town (approx. 0.9 miles away); On Alert (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gerry House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Snow's Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Snow’s Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Rock Run Mill image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Rock Run Mill
There is a Rock Run Mill directly across the Susquehanna River in Harford County.
Rock Run Mill image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Rock Run Mill
Mill no longer has a water wheel.
Miller's House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
4. Miller's House
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,806 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on February 12, 2019, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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