Site of Old Baltimore

Site of Old Baltimore (HM2DU4)

Location: Aberdeen, MD 21001 Harford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.445', W 76° 14.532'

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c. 1670

Here beside Bush River was county seat of Baltimore County, then largely wilderness including what is now Harford County. By 1676 Courthouse has been built. About 1/4 mile south of surviving cemetery of Phillips family. (Here is buried Martha Paca Phillips, sister of William Paca, signer of Declaration of Independence.) In 1683 Maryland Assembly made this village a port of entry for transatlantic vessels. By 1693 court had moved west to "Simm's Choice" on Gunpowder River, relocating again in 1712 at what is now Joppatowne, present Baltimore City on the Patapsco was founded in 1729.
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HM NumberHM2DU4
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Placed ByCitizens of Harford County
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Date Added Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 393053 N 4362725
Decimal Degrees39.40741667, -76.24220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.445', W 76° 14.532'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 26.7" N, 76° 14' 31.92" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Old Baltimore Rd, Aberdeen MD 21001, US
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