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Ferndale, Maryland

 
 
Ferndale, Maryland Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, October 30, 2007
1. Ferndale, Maryland Marker
Inscription. Named in 1921, formerly Wellham. Railroads have long been part of Ferndale’s history. The WB&A Railroad steamed through the neighborhood from 1888 to 1950, carrying as many as 1,750,000 passengers a year. With the historic spike pulling ceremony on February 18, 1992, Ferndale proudly welcomed a new era in transportation—Light Rail.
 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 39° 10.987′ N, 76° 38.398′ W. Marker is in Glen Burnie, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard (Maryland Route 648) and Ferndale Road, on the right when traveling south on Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Burnie MD 21061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Curtis Creek Furnace (approx. 1.5 miles away); World War II (approx. 1.5 miles away); Holly Run Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); St. Alban's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Defending the Chesapeake Bay (approx. 1.6 miles away); World War 1917 (approx. 1.6 miles
Ferndale Light Rail Station image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, October 30, 2007
2. Ferndale Light Rail Station
away); Sgt. Ronald M. Randazzo (approx. 1.7 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Burnie.
 
Additional keywords. WB&A – Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Railway.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,076 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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