Soldiers Delight

Soldiers Delight (HMP9)

Location: Owings Mills, MD 21117 Baltimore County
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N 39° 24.864', W 76° 50.153'

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Chrome was first discovered in the United States in Baltimore County circa 1808. Isaac Tyson, Jr. operated chromite mines at Soldiers Delight and in other serpentine barrens and from 1828 to 1850 his mines produced almost all the world's chromium. the unique beauty of this area is enhanced by rare plants and animals.
HM NumberHMP9
Year Placed1968
Placed ByBaltimore County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 11:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341953 N 4364372
Decimal Degrees39.41440000, -76.83588333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.864', W 76° 50.153'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 51.84" N, 76° 50' 9.18" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101-2217 Serpentine Trail, Owings Mills MD 21117, US
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