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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Edgemere, Maryland

 
Clickable Map of Baltimore County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Baltimore County, MD (335) Anne Arundel County, MD (468) Baltimore Ind. City, MD (1099) Carroll County, MD (210) Harford County, MD (204) Howard County, MD (143) Kent County, MD (101) York County, PA (436)  BaltimoreCounty(335) Baltimore County (335)  AnneArundelCounty(468) Anne Arundel County (468)  Baltimore(1099) Baltimore (1099)  CarrollCounty(210) Carroll County (210)  HarfordCounty(204) Harford County (204)  HowardCounty(143) Howard County (143)  KentCounty(101) Kent County (101)  YorkCountyPennsylvania(436) York County (436)
Towson is the county seat for Baltimore County
Edgemere is in Baltimore County
      Baltimore County (335)  
ADJACENT TO BALTIMORE COUNTY
      Anne Arundel County (468)  
      Baltimore (1099)  
      Carroll County (210)  
      Harford County (204)  
      Howard County (143)  
      Kent County (101)  
      York County, Pennsylvania (436)  
 
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1 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — About This Fountain… Reported damaged
This beautiful, ornamental water fountain was built in the early 1900s as part of the Bay Shore Amusement Park. Operating between 1906-1947, the park was located on approximately 20 acres of property in this area. The primary purpose of the . . . Map (db m49092) HM
2 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — Dedicated to All Men and Women
Dedicated to all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country during all wars and conflicts.Map (db m68562) WM
3 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — Dreaded AlarmStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The cupola atop the Ridgely house, c. 1767 farmhouse located near here, served as a lookout station in 1813 and 1814, operated by Major Josiah Green. A white flag raised on September 11, 1814, indicated that a British fleet was moving . . . Map (db m79760) HM
4 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — Nature's EngineerThe American Beaver, Castor canadensis
North American beaver build dams and wetlands that are among the most biologically productive ecosystems in the world. Beavers are considered a "keystone species," one that has a greater impact on its ecosystems in relation to its abundance. . . . Map (db m208486) HM
5 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — North PointSeptember 12, 1814
Following a dawn landing at the tip of North Point, British Forces passed here en route to Baltimore. About four miles further on they encountered American skirmishers under Major Heath.Map (db m2121) HM
6 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — Shaw Family Cemetery
Restored by the Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society and Museum, assisted by Beta Alpha Tau Honor Society-CCBC-Dundalk and B & B Welding Company. The Shaw residence, located 100 feet west, was used by the British officers as a staging . . . Map (db m68529) HM
7 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — RM-1223 — Sparrows Point
Developed by the Pennsylvania Steel Company in 1887-91, the Sparrows Point Steel plant and shipyard were purchased by Bethlehem Steel in 1916, and grew to become the largest in the world. Vital supplier of steel and ships during both the World Wars. . . . Map (db m95977) HM
8 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — The Presbytery of Baltimore
The Presbytery of Baltimore here commemorates the first regular services of the Presbyterian Church within its bounds. These were held by the Rev. Hugh Conn in the neighboring house of Thomas Todd in March 1714-15.Map (db m68530) HM
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9 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure
Originally built in 1906 by the United Railways and Electric Company on this site, stood the once grand Bay Shore Park Restaurant. As the picture below captures the beauty of the former building's elaborate architecture complete with pergolas and . . . Map (db m49090) HM
10 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — The Trolley Station at Bayshore Park1906-1947 — Trolleys Helped Build Our Parks —
The #26 streetcar brought thousands of Baltimoreans to Bayshore Park. Trolleys provided a convenient way for people to travel and could be chartered for group outings. Many people spent their vacations trolleying, using trolley maps to see where . . . Map (db m49089) HM
11 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — Unexpected ResistanceStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
British troops landing at North Point on September 12, 1814, could almost taste victory. Three weeks earlier they defeated the Americans at Bladensburg and invaded Washington. Now 4,500 men marched up North Point Road toward Baltimore, while the . . . Map (db m79759) HM
12 Maryland, Baltimore County, Edgemere — War in the ChesapeakeStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
(side 1) During the War of 1812 the young United States was embroiled in conflict with Great Britain. From 1812 to 1815 Americans fought to protect their rights and economic independence. They faced superior enemy forces on the . . . Map (db m233036) HM
 
 
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Apr. 12, 2024