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“Quinn”

 
 
Quinn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
1. Quinn Marker
Inscription. 500 acre grant in 1704 to Thomas MacNemara. Later called “Sweet Air.” Charles and Daniel Carroll, MacNemara’s kinsmen, acquired the property and sold it in 1751 to Roger Boyce, who built the present house. It was purchased in 1785 for Henry Hill Carroll, who died here in 1804. His son, Henry Carroll, sold it in 1838.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 30.742′ N, 76° 32.077′ W. Marker is near Baldwin, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Sweet Air Road (Maryland Route 145) 0.1 miles east of Manor Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baldwin MD 21013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A. (approx. 2.3 miles away); My Lady's Manor (approx. 3.2 miles away); Glen Ellen (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named My Lady’s Manor (approx. 3.5 miles away); St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); “The Eagle’s Nest” (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gunpowder Manor (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. James’s (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwin.
 
More about this marker.
Quinn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
2. Quinn
The dwelling is occupied as a private residence and is in excellent condition.
This marker replaces an earlier version, erected by the State Roads Commission, in 1938. The earlier version read:


"Quinn"

500 Acres

Later called Sweet Air. Granted 1704 to Thomas Macnemara. Charles and Daniel Carroll, his kinsmen, acquired it under a mortgage and sold it to Roger Boyce 1751, who built the house. Purchased for Henry Hill Carroll 1785, who lived and died here in 1804. His son, Henry Carroll, sold it 1838.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,308 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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