Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Of Fords, Felles, and Falls
... a highway of the ... Indians passed through the western part, at least, of what is now Baltimore City, and crossed Gwinns Falls near the mouth of that stream.
This 1670 map of Chesapeake Bay shows the mouth of the Patapsco River, the Middle Branch of which is the outlet of Gwynns Falls.
The Baltimore area lay between lands to the north occupied by the Iroquois-speaking Susquehannocks (below) and costal lands in Maryland and Virginia occupied by Algonquian-speaking Indians.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Gwynns Falls Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 16.375′ N, 76° 39.157′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is about 1000-1500 feet northwest of the trailhead parking lot, in the Carroll Park Golf Course. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Restoring Water Quality (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carrollton Viaduct (approx. ¼ mile away); Carroll Park at the Golf Course (approx. ¼ mile away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Early Industries (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gwynns Falls Park at Wilkens Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Carroll (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
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