The Relay House Historical

The Relay House Historical (HM1Y18)

Location: Arbutus, MD 21227 Baltimore County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 13.452', W 76° 42.653'

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On this site in 1830 a hotel with a waiting room and ticket office was built to serve passengers of the B & O Railroad. Here horses were changed for the final 5-mile trip to Ellicott Mills. Hence the name Relay House. As the B & O Railroad grew the Relay House became an important stop for both east and westbound passengers.

During the Civil War it was an important transportation hub for the Union Army and many soldiers were stationed here. After the war it was used as a summer resort. The original building was destroyed by fire in 1898. The present house was built in 1899 and was used as a hotel and bar until prohibition. It is now a private residence.
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HM NumberHM1Y18
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Date Added Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 352315 N 4343051
Decimal Degrees39.22420000, -76.71088333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 13.452', W 76° 42.653'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 13' 27.12" N, 76° 42' 39.18" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 240
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5174-5198 Viaduct Ave, Arbutus MD 21227, US
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