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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walkersville
Walkersville, Maryland and Vicinity
▶ Frederick County (458) ▶ Carroll County (119) ▶ Howard County (116) ▶ Montgomery County (534) ▶ Washington County (835) ▶ Adams County, Pennsylvania (1331) ▶ Franklin County, Pennsylvania (182) ▶ Loudoun County, Virginia (252)
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|On top of the kilns, a cart filled with raw limestone arrived from the quarry. Workers pushed the cart to one of the eight kilns (only six remain today) and dumped the stone into an open kiln for burning. Inside the kiln, layers of stone alternated . . . — — Map (db m129750) HM|
|This limestone chimney base is all that remains of the boiler house, where steam was produced to operate equipment throughout the site. Workers used steam to power pumps that kept the quarry dry, jack hammers that cut rock from the quarry, and a . . . — — Map (db m129748) HM|
|During a burn, temperatures inside each kiln reached 1500°-1700° Fahrenheit. This high heat chemically changed the limestone. Once the limestone had been burned (the proper term is calcination), the resulting product was called quicklime.
CaCO3 . . . — — Map (db m129751) HM|
|These three walls supported the crusher shed, which contained a sieve and hoppers. The rock crusher was located next to the building. The large, steel cylinder was called a multiple rotating sieve, which sorted crushed stone into various sizes. . . . — — Map (db m129745) HM|
| Revolutionary Patriot
Captain, 34th Battalion
Frederick County, Maryland Militia
Brother of Gen. David Poe, Deputy Quartermaster General
Great Uncle of Edgar Allan Poe
Marker Placed by the Frederick Chapter, . . . — — Map (db m107308) HM WM|
|The reduction process—pulverizing lump quicklime into smaller sizes primarily for agricultural use—took place in this building. Workers brought quicklime (5 in.-8 in. in diameter) here from the kilns and fed it on a chute to the . . . — — Map (db m129749) HM|
This lime kiln was built as part of the Harris Farm in the 1800s. Along with this kiln, the farmer who owned the land also operated several other lime kilns in the Frederick area. Lime has been used since ancient times. It was valued for making . . . — — Map (db m157787) HM|
This memorial marker is a lasting tribute to 21 loved ones lost on May 6, 1981, when an EC-135N Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft (ARIA), tail number 61-0328, call sign "AGAR 23,' from the 4950th . . . — — Map (db m157785) HM|
|As you look inside this kiln, you will notice a large metal grate, the only such grate remaining at Fountain Rock. After limestone was heated in the kiln and had cooled, a workman stood at the grate and pulled a lever to dump the resultant . . . — — Map (db m129744) HM|
|Internments dating from 1817 Plaque erected 1965 by Glade Valley Grange with cooperation of Methodist Church Walkersville, Maryland — — Map (db m8649) HM|
|This quarry—today filled with water—provided limestone for the Fountain Rock kilns and stone crusher for nearly 80 years. From about 1872 to 1955, stone quarried here was used to fertilize fields and surface roads throughout Frederick . . . — — Map (db m129747) HM|
|Wilson T. Carmack of Harmony Grove was known as Maryland's largest watercress grower, having his primary ponds at Fountain Rock from approximately 1916 to 1958. With a sole career of watercress farming, he supported a family of five for many years. . . . — — Map (db m129741) HM|
|A brief, self-guiding tour will show you the remains of a typical Frederick County limestone quarry and battery of lime kilns. The map to the right identifies the location of nine interpretive signs which explain the sites features.
The . . . — — Map (db m129742) HM|
|Workers brought limestone rock from the quarry to these kilns for burning. The raw rock was loaded into the kiln from the top, alternating with layers of coke (a hot-burning residue of coal). The rock was heated, or burned, in the kilns to prepare . . . — — Map (db m129743) HM|