Rockland (HMU2)

Location: Brooklandville, MD 21022 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.025', W 76° 40.02'

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The first inhabitant of this village, dating back to 1706, was Richard Gist, father of the Revolutionary War hero, Mordecai Gist. The industrial development of the Jones Falls Turnpike Road, circa 1806, and later by the Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad, was the reason for the construction of Rockland Village. Built by the Johnson Family to house the owners of and workers in the Village's various enterprises. The Village also included a blacksmith shop, flour mill, general store and tavern. Through the history of the Village runs the thread of Johnson Family involvement, including three restorations circa 1880, 1930 and 1983.
HM NumberHMU2
Historical Period18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, Revolutionary
Historical PlaceNational Register of Historic Places, Business Center, Train
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByRockland Village Homeowners Association, Inc. & Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 12:18pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 356464 N 4362538
Decimal Degrees39.40041667, -76.66700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.025', W 76° 40.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 1.5000" N, 76° 40' 1.2000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410
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 2230-2298 Ruxton Rd, Brooklandville MD 21022, US
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