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Crown Stone Mile 40

 
 
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
1. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
Inscription.
The base of the original
stone 40, carved in
Portland, England, and set by
Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon
in 1766, is located
four feet east of this stone.

This replica stone was set by
Mason Dixon Line
Preservation Partnership


 
Erected 2016.
 
Location. 39° 43.271′ N, 76° 32.585′ W. Marker is in Norrisville, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Maryland Route 23. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Hall MD 21161, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mason and Dixon Mile Stone (approx. 6.1 miles away); Black Horse Tavern (approx. 6.7 miles away); Spurgeon Milton Keeny (approx. 7.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915) (approx. 7.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Harford County Sheriff's Office (approx. 8.9 miles away); King and Queen Seat (approx. 9.1 miles away); Ladew Topiary Gardens (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Dedication of Crown Stone 40 - The Baltimore Sun. (Submitted on May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional comments.
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
2. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
1. Crown Stones

Crown stones were set every 5 miles and contained the Maryland and Pennsylvania crest on the south and north side respectively.
    — Submitted May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Crown Stone Mile 40 - Pennsylvania Side image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
3. Crown Stone Mile 40 - Pennsylvania Side
Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2016
4. Crown Stone Mile 40 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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