Castle Thunder
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72
N 39° 16.225 W 076° 44.370
18S E 349944 N 4348227
Quick Description: Castle Thunder - The site of the home of Richard and Mary Carroll Caton. Also located here is Mile Marker 7 of the Old National Pike Milestones waymark.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 6/6/2011 1:41:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMBNKC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug
Views: 9

Long Description:
Castle Thunder

A gift from Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Castle Thunder, the hoe of Richard and Mary Carroll Caton, stood on this site from 1787 to 1906.

The 7-mile Frederick Turnpike stone marker of 1804 was moved here from its original position 3/10 mile west.
County (required): Baltimore County

Location (required): On the grounds of the Catonsville Public Library

More info about the site/marker (optional):
= = Additional Notes = = =
Mary Carroll Caton was the favorite daughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. The stone marker mentioned in the sign is one of the Old National Pike Milestones included on the National Register of Historic Places and included as a Waymark in that category.

The country estate of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Doughoregan Manor, is located approximately at Mile Marker 15. Doughoregan Manor is also on the National Register and is a pending waymark.


Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Website for more info (optional): Not listed

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