National Register of Historic Places listings in Maryland

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There are more than 1,500 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the U.S. State of Maryland. Each of the state's 23 counties and its one county-equivalent (the independent city of Baltimore) has at least 20 listings on the National Register.

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This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted October 16, 2020. [1]

Current listings by county

The following are approximate tallies of current listings in Maryland on the National Register of Historic Places. These counts are based on entries in the National Register Information Database as of April 24, 2008, [2] and new weekly listings posted since then on the National Register of Historic Places web site. [3] There are frequent additions to the listings and occasional delistings, and the counts here are not official. Also, the counts in this table exclude boundary increase and decrease listings which modify the area covered by an existing property or district and which carry a separate National Register reference number.

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Bostwick, Prince George's County
Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower, Baltimore City BromoSeltzertowerBaltimore.jpg
Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower, Baltimore City
St. Clement's Island Historic District, St. Mary's County Cross and Blackistone Lighthouse Sept 09.JPG
St. Clement's Island Historic District, St. Mary's County
County# of sites
1 Allegany 46
2 Anne Arundel 103
3 Baltimore (city) 299
4 Baltimore County 89
5 Calvert 20
6 Caroline 23
7 Carroll 62
8 Cecil 51
9 Charles 39
10 Dorchester 27
11 Frederick 99
12 Garrett 20
13 Harford 79
14 Howard 42
15 Kent 41
16 Montgomery 79
17 Prince George's 106
18 Queen Anne's 38
19 Somerset 73
20 St. Mary's 32
21 Talbot 62
22 Washington 103
23 Wicomico 23
24 Worcester 33
(duplicates)(21) [4]
Total:1,568
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Casselman's Bridge, National Road, Garrett County
Brunswick Historic District, Frederick County Downtown Brunswick 009.jpg
Brunswick Historic District, Frederick County
Nassawango Iron Furnace Site, Worcester County Nassawango Iron Furnace.jpg
Nassawango Iron Furnace Site, Worcester County
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Newport, Charles County St Marys Newport Sept 09.JPG
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Newport, Charles County

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Carrollton Viaduct

The Carrollton Viaduct, located over the Gwynns Falls stream near Carroll Park in southwest Baltimore, Maryland, is the first stone masonry bridge built for railroad use in the United States for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, founded 1827, with construction beginning the following year and completed 1829. The bridge is named in honor of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832), of Maryland, known for being the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, the only Roman Catholic in the Second Continental Congress (1775-1781), and wealthiest man in the Thirteen Colonies of the time of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

Thomas Viaduct

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Patterson Viaduct

The Patterson Viaduct was built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) as part of its Old Main Line during May to December 1829. The viaduct spanned the Patapsco River at Ilchester, Maryland. It was heavily damaged by a flood in 1866 and subsequently replaced with other structures.

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Ellicott City station United States historic place

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Lawyers Hill Historic District United States historic place

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Savage Mill Historic District United States historic place

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Western Maryland Railroad Right-of-Way, Milepost 126 to Milepost 160 United States historic place

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James Crawford Neilson American architect

James Crawford Neilson, or J. Crawford Neilson, was a Baltimore, Maryland-based architect. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1816. After the death of his father in 1822 the family moved to England and in 1824 to Brussels. In 1833, he returned to Baltimore and in 1835, became a member of the survey party working on the Baltimore and Port Deposit Railroad,. His supervisor was Benjamin Henry Latrobe, II, (1806-1878), later supervising engineer on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,, son of an equally famous architect, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, (1764-1820). It was at this time that he first became acquainted with John Rudolph Niernsee, (1814-1885), while helping to survey in the area of Martinsburg, Virginia, for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Kessler Tunnel

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References

  1. "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on October 16, 2020.
  2. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  3. "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service. Retrieved January 2, 2009.
  4. The following sites are listed in multiple counties: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Allegany, Frederick, Montgomery and Washington), Dundalk Historic District (Baltimore (city) and Baltimore County), Hopewell (Carroll and Frederick), Inns on the National Road (Allegany and Garrett), Jericho Covered Bridge (Baltimore and Harford), James Lawrence Kernan Hospital (Baltimore (city) and Baltimore County), McKinstry's Mills Historic District (Carroll and Frederick), Mount Airy Historic District (Carroll and Frederick), My Lady's Manor (Baltimore and Harford), Old National Pike Milestones (Alleghany, Baltimore (city), Baltimore County, Carroll, Frederick, Howard and Washington), Patterson Viaduct Ruins (Baltimore and Howard), Thomas Viaduct, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (Baltimore and Howard), Western Maryland Railroad Right-of-Way, Milepost 126 to Milepost 160 (Alleghany and Washington), Wye Mill (Queen Anne's and Talbot).