This tablet marks the site of the building in which were held the Courts of Harford County from its organization in March 1774 until March 1783. In this house the Committee of Harford County held its meetings before and during the early years of the Revolution. Here, at a meeting held on the 22nd day of March 1775, the following members of the Committee passed and signed a formal Declaration pledging their lives and fortunes to the cause, which, a year later, resulted in the Declaration of Independence.
Aquila Hall · Jos. Carvil Hall · Geo. Patterson · Wm. Morgan · Frans. Holland · Saml. Calwell · Aq. Paca · James Lytle · Aquila Hall, Jun. · Robt. Morgan · Robt. Lemmon · Thos. Brice · Alexr. Rigdon · Edw. Ward · Abm. Whitaker · Charles Anderson · Wm. Fisher, Jun. · Rich. Dallam · John Durham · Jos. McComoss · Wm. Bradford, Sr. · Wm. Smithson · John Donohuy · John Patrick · Daniel Scott · Benj. Bradford Norris · James Harris · Edward Prall · Greenberry Dorsey · John Archer · W. Smith · Wm. Webb · John Taylor