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

Sudbrook Park

 
 
Sudbrook Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. Sudbrook Park Marker
Inscription. Early romantic suburb designed in 1889 by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., father of landscape architecture in America. On 204 acres of James Howard McHenry’s “Sudbrook” estate. Olmsted designed a naturalistic landscape with curvilinear roads intersecting at triangular islands. In an early application of comprehensive land-use regulation, lots were sold subject to 16 restrictions suggested by Olmsted. Not surviving are 2 original cottages, the Western Maryland Railway Station, a hotel, a livery stable, and a 9-hole golf course added in 1898.
 
Erected by A National Register and Baltimore County Historic District Maryland Historical Trust Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 21.919′ N, 76° 43.748′ W. Marker is in Pikesville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Upland Road and Cliveden Road on Upland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikesville MD 21208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old United States Arsenal (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Court Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Garrison Fort (approx. 2.6 miles
Sudbrook home image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
2. Sudbrook home
away); Trentham (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gwynn Oak Park and the Civil Rights Movement (approx. 2.8 miles away); Carroll Hunting Lodge (approx. 3 miles away); First Boy Scout Armory (approx. 3.5 miles away); Ruscombe (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikesville.
 
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A Sudbrook home image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
3. A Sudbrook home
A Sudbrook home image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
4. A Sudbrook home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,903 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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