Historic Sites in Harford County

 

Aberdeen Rooms Archives and Museum
The museum is a historical and educational facility of the City of Aberdeen. Memorabilia and artifacts relating to the social, economic and cultural development of the city are acquired, recorded, and displayed. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., and on the first Saturday of the month from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

 

    Aberdeen Rooms Archives and Museum         410-273-6325
   58 North Parke Street
   Aberdeen, MD 21001

Concord Point Lighthouse

The Concord Point Lighthouse is one of the oldest lighthouses in continual use on the East Coast. It is located at the foot of Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace on the Chesapeake Bay. It is open from April through October on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call for special times for larger groups: 410-939-1498.

Jerusalem Village     

Jerusalem Village is located on the banks of the Little Gunpowder Falls, this quaint historic village includes several newly restored structures. Among these is the historic Jerusalem Mill, which houses the park headquarters and a small museum. The village also has a Blacksmith shop and gun factory, where gun stocks were crafted during the Revolutionary War. Visitors can also enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Little Gunpowder from the Mill to the Jericho Covered Bridge. The round-trip hike is less than one mile. The museum is open on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is also available by special request. The park offices are are open Monday - Friday, from 8a.m. to 5p.m.  The park is in Harford and Baltimore Counties.  The Mill is at 2813 Jerusalem Road in Harford County, and the Village is nearby.

   Gunpowder Falls State Park         (410)592-2897
   PO Box 480
   2813 Jerusalem Road
   Kingsville, MD 21087

Ripken Museum
Home of Baseball's best known family and Cal Ripken.  Winter hours: Friday, Sunday & Monday 11am - 3pm; Saturday 11am - 4pm.  Summer hours: open daily, Friday and Saturday 11am - 3pm; Sunday 12pm - 3pm

 

   Ripken Museum                         410-273-2525         www.ripkenmuseum.com
   8 Ripken Plaza
   Aberdeen, MD 21001
 

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Steppingstone Museum
The Steppingstone Museum preserves and demonstrates the rural arts and crafts of the 1880 - 1920 time period. Open weekends from May to October.

 

   Steppingstone Museum           410-939-2299
   461 Quaker Bottom Road
   Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace
The Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace is a restored 1836 lock house on the Susquehanna River. The museum offers a display of Havre de Grace history and is located on Erie and Conesto Streets. It is open from April through October, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call for information and for group tours 410-939-5780.

     Susquehanna Museum Of Havre De Grace      410-939-5780
     Erie and Conesto Streets
     Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Susquehanna State Park
Located along the Susquehanna River, 3 miles northwest of Havre de Grace, off Route 155, the Susquehanna State Park. The historic area includes the Rock Run Grist Mill built in 1794; the New Jersey Toll House and the Archer Mansion. 410-557-7994

U.S. Army Ordnance Museum
The most extensive collection of combat vehicles, artillery, small arms, ammunition, and military material in existence.  See such varied items as body armor, uniforms, weapons that made military history: Gatling Gun, a German V-2 Rocket and General Pershing's Locomobile.  "Tank Park" features armored vehicles ranging from World War I to Operation Desert Storm. See Photos and More on the Army Ordnance Museum.
Open 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily, and closed for national holidays.

 

   U.S. Army Ordnance Museum          410-278-3602
   Maryland & Aberdeen Boulevards
   Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

 

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