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Relay, Maryland Historical Markers

 
1890s View of the Station Hotel image, Touch for more information
By Jackson, William Henry, circa 1890
1890s View of the Station Hotel
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — A Rural Vacation Spot
Beginning in 1873, the picturesque Viaduct Station Hotel complimented the Thomas Viaduct. The Viaduct Hotel was built in the town of Relay as a rural vacation spot and a comfortable place for passangers to change trains. The hotel was a forerunner . . . — Map (db m8833) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — Great War
To remember those of this locality who gave their lives in the Great War 1917-1918 Clifton R. Faith, James Flood, Luther Williams (colored) And to honor those who served David Allen, Norman F. Andreae, Millard Barnes, William . . . — Map (db m8767) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — Masterpiece of the Early B&O Railroad
Before you stands the thomas Viaduct, named after Philip E. Thomas, the first president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. This unique bridge has become an enduring symbol of the B&O Railroad and the Patapsco Valley, surviving several floods and . . . — Map (db m8834) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — Relay
Created in 1830 as a change point, or "relay," for horses hauling the first scheduled railroad cars in the U.S. The first rail link to nation's capital began here. Thomas Viaduct carries the track across Patapsco gorge; completed in 1835, it is the . . . — Map (db m8764) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — Site of Old Relay Station and Hotel
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Here in 1830, passengers on B&O horse-drawn cars stopped to eat at the Relay House. Meanwhile, the relays of horses were changed for the remainder of the 13 mile journey between Baltimore and Ellicott’s Mills, hence . . . — Map (db m2502) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — The Thomas Viaduct
Front Commenced, July 4th, 1833. Finished, July 4th, 1835. Rear Johnathan Knight, Chief Engineer Caspar W. Wever, Superintendent of Construction. Designed by Benjamin H. Latrobe. . . . — Map (db m127) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Relay — World War II1941 - 1945 — In Freedom's Cause
To honor and commemorate those of us who served in the Armed Forces Andersen, Alber T.; Andrews, Kenneth S.; Arnold, Lester e.; Bailey, Charles W.; Baker, Wilfred E.; Baquol, Calvin L.; Barbaro, Joseph R.; Barnes, Beverly L.; Barnes, . . . — Map (db m8768) HM

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