[6] The millrace that fed water to the furnace was filled in in the 1920s to create the current "Race Road". [8] In 1781, Lafayette camped light infantry at Elkridge Landing en route to Virginia during the Revolutionary war. By comparison, Baltimore Town consisted of only 25 dwellings at that time. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family. George Washington Dobbin, Baltimore City Supreme Bench Judge, C. Ferdinand Sybert, Sr., State's Attorney, Member and Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Member of Maryland State Senate, State Attorney General, Associate Judge-Maryland Court of Appeals, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 04:01. The Maryland Heights portion of Elk Ridge was the scene of much activity during the American Civil War. [9] In 1825, Jansen Town burned, taking out all of the oldest buildings at the Landing and 9 out of 10 houses in the village. In 1755 the Elkridge Furnace was founded at the Elkridge Furnace Complex, a historic iron works located on approximately 16 acres (65,000 m2) and including six remaining buildings of an iron furnace which operated into the 1860s. History. Elkridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Howard County, Maryland, United States. More than 50 hearths were constructed between 1810 and 1840. Troy Park is under construction surrounding Troy Hill Manor.[40]. Elk Ridge es una cresta en Condado de Washington y tiene una altitud de 1506 pies. They include: Elkridge's main corridor is defined by Washington Boulevard, a historical road traveled by George Washington and known for "Dead Man's Curve" during early automotive travel. The line follows Washington Boulevard, and circles Rowanberry Drive and Montgomery Road, terminating at Elkridge Corners Shopping Center. Elkridge did not escape the Civil War. Elk Ridge, or Elk Mountain, is a mountain ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Maryland and is the westernmost of four parallel ridges. For every 100 females, there were 95.5 males. Elkridge is home to a number of small tributaries of the main waterway, the Patapsco River, that are used for recreation. He began the ascent, but because of the steepness of the slope, turned around halfway up, concluding any man who could make the climb would pass his muster. Also, Maryland Transit Administration has commuter bus service on Line 320 along Washington Boulevard. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. [43] Interstate 95 forms the northwestern edge of the Elkridge census-designated place, and Interstate 895 crosses the northern corner of the community. South Mountain is on the eastern side of this valley running roughly parallel to it. Rockburn Branch Park in West Elkridge provides athletic fields, playgrounds, and nature trails. Congressman John Sarbanes (D) represents District 3. After the battle Confederate forces abandoned the ridge to rejoin the Army of Northern Virginia at Antietam and the Union army quickly reoccupied the heights. Elkridge, Maryland. Elk Ridge está situada al sureste de Chestnut Grove. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.16. Its location on the Patapsco River was a key element in its growth. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. An unmaintained trail leads along the ridge of Park Service land onto private property to Buggy Rocks and views east of Pleasant Valley. Across the Potomac the ridge continues as Blue Ridge Mountain in Virginia and About 2.0% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over. Coordinates: 39°23′13″N 77°41′24″W / 39.38694°N 77.69000°W / 39.38694; -77.69000, This article is about the mountain in western Maryland. Their estate cottages were built along the top of the Lawyers Hill, including along Old Lawyers Hill Road, on which at one corner stands the Elkridge Assembly Rooms. South Mountain is on the eastern side of this valley running roughly parallel to it. [4] In 1738 an attempt to formalize the town failed with the death of the commissioners before passage. A third petition was filed in 1762. Neighbors did not betray neighbors and each protected others' property from advancing troops. The ridge is located to the west of South Mountain and runs roughly parallel to it from Rohrersville, in the north, to the Potomac River across from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in the south. Zillow has 61 homes for sale in Elkridge MD. It forms the western side of a narrow valley in which are situated the towns of Yarrowsburg and Brownsville. Southern Elkridge: south of Maryland Route 100, north of Montevideo Road, east of Waterloo Road to the county line. [10], Elkridge has historic churches, including Melville Church on Furnace Avenue. Across the Potomac the ridge continues as Blue Ridge Mountain in Virginia and West Virginia. Se utilizó un telescopio Meade LX200 … We are sad to announce that on October 17, 2020 we had to say goodbye to Oliver Hamilton Kendrick (Elkridge, Maryland). [21], In 1939, the Andrews Brothers opened the first mobile home park in Elkridge. was wired across. The population density was 2,799.9 people per square mile (1,081.4/km2). [5], The settlement was founded as a place where planters, who each had a wharf along the river, could bring their tobacco crop to be loaded on English trading ships. Nearby secondary-level institutions include the University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus, Anne Arundel Community College Arundel Mills Campus, and Howard Community College. Congressional District 3 covers central Elkridge; from south of Montgomery Road and east of Interstate 95 to roughly US Route 1 and the Anne Arundel County border. The population was 22,042 at the 2000 census. In 1750 a second attempt to formalize the town was at…