Posted by: 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
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):
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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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