Spurrier's Tavern

Spurrier's Tavern (HM1JF)

Location: Elkridge, MD 21075 Howard County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 10.386', W 76° 46.922'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 170 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription

'Waterloo'

In 1771 William Spurrier opened a tavern at the intersection of the main routes linking Baltimore, Washington and Annapolis, now US 1 and MD 175. As traffic increased, it served as the first horse changing station for stages southbound from Baltimore; by 1811 the stable offered boarding for 80 horses. After 1815 owner Rosalie Stiers Calvert of Riversdale, a Belgian native, renamed the tavern 'Waterloo' to celebrate Napoleon's defeat. In 1835 a fire and competition from the new railroad put an end to the tavern, but the local area is still known by its name.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1JF
Tags
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 6:33am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 346062 N 4337498
Decimal Degrees39.17310000, -76.78203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.386', W 76° 46.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 23.16" N, 76° 46' 55.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443, 301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7815-7833 U.S. 1, Elkridge MD 21075, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?