The Joppa Road

The Joppa Road (HMUO)

Location: Towson, MD 21286 Baltimore County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 23.791', W 76° 34.739'

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Originally an Indian trail used in 1695 by a troop of Rangers from the Garrison Fort to keep back the Indians. Later the high road to Joppa Town, the County Seat of Baltimore County from 1712 to 1768 and the rival of Baltimore.
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HM NumberHMUO
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Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1934
Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 7:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 364036 N 4361969
Decimal Degrees39.39651667, -76.57898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 23.791', W 76° 34.739'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 23' 47.4600" N, 76° 34' 44.3400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?Yes
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1227-1299 E Joppa Rd, Towson MD 21286, US
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