Elkridge in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Besley Demonstration Campsite
Erected 2006 by Maryland Forestry and Parks Centennial.
Location. 39° 14.458′ N, 76° 45.009′ W. Marker is in Elkridge, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Boulevard (U.S. 1) and South Street. Touch for map. Marker is within the Patapsco Valley State Park - Orange Grove area, on the southern side of the Patapsco River, about 3 miles from the park entrance, and across the road from the Swinging Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Elkridge MD 21075, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Orange Grove: A Small Neighborly Community Back to Nature in the Patapsco Valley (here, next to this marker); Patapsco Superlative: (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Building America's First Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Destructive Power of the Patapsco (approx. 0.6 miles away); The River Makes Electricity (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Changing River Valley (approx. one mile away); Bringing Trade to Baltimore (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkridge.
Categories. • 20th Century • Natural Resources • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.