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

London Town Ferry

 
 
London Town Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
1. London Town Ferry Marker
Inscription. From London Town, and original port of entry, a ferry crossed South River. It linked a north-south system of roads from about 1695 until the 19th century.
 
Erected 1979 by The Ark and the Dove Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 56.502′ N, 76° 32.393′ W. Marker is in Edgewater, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from Londontown Road 1.3 miles east of Mayo Road (Route 253). Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of London Town Park, at the end of Londowntown Road, next to the pier on the South River. Marker is in this post office area: Edgewater MD 21037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ferry at London Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Hill's Medicinal Plants (within shouting distance of this marker); London Town Publik House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Brown House (within shouting distance of this marker); Archaeology at London Town
South River at London Town image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
2. South River at London Town
View of the South River from London Town Park at the approximate location of the ferry.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Establishing a Colonial Town (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lord Mayor's Tenement (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgewater.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
Another London Town Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
3. Another London Town Ferry Marker
This marker provides more details about the London Town Ferry and the system of colonial roads it helped to connect.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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