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Fosters “Masemore” Mill

 
 
Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
1. Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker
Inscription. Built in 1797 by Nicholas Foster and Christopher Walker. This mill was once the hub of an agricultural community. It is now a private residence within Gunpowder Falls State Park.
 
Location. 39° 36.631′ N, 76° 41.059′ W. Marker is in Hereford, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Masemore Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. On the west wall of the old mill. Marker is in this post office area: Monkton MD 21111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gorsuch Tavern (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sparks (approx. 5.5 miles away); Scott's Quarry (approx. 5.5 miles away); Clynmalira (approx. 5.9 miles away); My Lady's Manor 10,000 Acres (approx. 7.1 miles away); St. Jamesís (approx. 7.1 miles away); Black Horse Tavern (approx. 7.1 miles away); Hoffman Paper Mills (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Foster's Mill (Masemore Mill). (PDF) BA-63, Maryland Historical Trust Inventory Form. (Submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
2. Fosters "Masemore" Mill Marker
CW & NF May 2 17(97) image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
3. CW & NF May 2 17(97)
This carved stone embedded in the west wall of the old mill, refers to Nicholas Foster and Christopher Walker who built the mill in 1797.
Fosters "Masemore" Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
4. Fosters "Masemore" Mill
Fosters "Masemore" Mill <br> showing the steel water wheel image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
5. Fosters "Masemore" Mill
showing the steel water wheel
Fosters "Masemore" Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2016
6. Fosters "Masemore" Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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