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

Castle Thunder

 
 
Castle Thunder marker, and the milestone it referrs to, in front of the Catonsville Library image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, January 21, 2008
1. Castle Thunder marker, and the milestone it referrs to, in front of the Catonsville Library
Inscription. A gift from Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Castle Thunder, the home of Richard and Mary Carroll Caton, stood on this site from 1787 to 1906.

The 7-mile Frederick Turnpike stone marker of 1804 was moved here from its original position 3/10 mile west.
 
Erected 1966 by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.226′ N, 76° 44.368′ W. Marker is in Catonsville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Frederick Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Frederick Road, Catonsville MD 21228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baltimore Regional Trail ( about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rolling Road ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Catonsville ( approx. 0.3 miles away); This Memorial is Dedicated to all the Men and Women of the Catonsville area ( approx. 0.4 miles away); The Streetcar Era in Catonsville ( approx. 0.4 miles away); a different
Site of Castle Thunder image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, February 24, 2008
2. Site of Castle Thunder
marker also named Catonsville ( approx. 0.4 miles away); 6-Mile Marker on the National Road ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Salem Church and Graveyard ( approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catonsville.
 
Additional keywords. "National Road" "Cumberland Road"
 
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A close up of the National Road milestone, indicating 7 miles to Baltimore image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
3. A close up of the National Road milestone, indicating 7 miles to Baltimore
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,684 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   2. submitted on February 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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