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Catonsville in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rolling Road

 
 
Rolling Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
1. Rolling Road Marker
Inscription. A colonial road built for the purpose of rolling hogsheads of tobacco from the plantations to Elk Ridge Landing for shipment to England.
 
Erected 1934 by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 16.149′ N, 76° 44.721′ W. Marker is in Catonsville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Road (Maryland Route 144) and Rolling Road (Maryland Route 166), on the right when traveling west on Frederick Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Catonsville MD 21228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Streetcar Era in Catonsville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Catonsville (about 600 feet away); Baltimore Regional Trail (approx. mile away); Castle Thunder (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Catonsville (approx. 0.7 miles away); This Memorial is Dedicated to all the Men and Women of the Catonsville area (approx. 0.7 miles away); 6-Mile Marker on the National Road (approx. one mile away); Old Salem Church and Graveyard (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catonsville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
Rolling Road, across the street from the marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
2. Rolling Road, across the street from the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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