Scott's Quarry

Scott's Quarry (HMOML)

Location: Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 31.928', W 76° 42.154'

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Marble from this quarry, located nearby, was used to build the Washington Monument in Baltimore. Designed by architect Robert Mills and erected between 1815 and 1829, this was the first public monument erected to George Washington. The construction contract specified "the whole of the column is to be of the whitest and the best quality marble from Scott's Quarry." The quarry was operated from about 1810 to about 1855.
Historical Period17th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:48am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationWestern Run Road at Tanyard Road.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 353678 N 4377214
Decimal Degrees39.53213333, -76.70256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 31.928', W 76° 42.154'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 31' 55.6800" N, 76° 42' 9.2400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1660-1698 Western Run Rd, Sparks Glencoe MD 21152, US
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