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Harwood in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Penn

 
 
William Penn Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
1. William Penn Marker
Inscription. Came here to the home of Col. Thomas Tailler on “the ridge” December 13, 1682 for his first conference with Charles Lord Baltimore as to the location of the boundary line between Maryland and Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 52.548′ N, 76° 36.501′ W. Marker is in Harwood, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Solomon’s Island Road (Maryland Route 2) one mile north of Harwood Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harwood MD 20776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Larkins Hills” (approx. half a mile away); Rawlings’ Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named William Penn (approx. 1.8 miles away); All Hallows Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Old South River Club (approx. 3.2 miles away); Overlooking West River (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Quaker Burying Ground (approx. 3.3 miles away); Java Plantation Life (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harwood.
 
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Wide angle shot of the marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
2. Wide angle shot of the marker, looking north
The farm referenced by the marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
3. The farm referenced by the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,729 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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