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Keewaydin Farm
Located Ellicott City in Howard County , Maryland
Maryland
, United States
United States
, KEEWAYDIN FARM. The Keewaydin Farm
Keewaydin Farm
house is a wooden structure forming an off-center T arrangement built in 1912 on a ten-acre farm. The name came from The Song of Hiawatha
The Song of Hiawatha
. The home was built for Judge James Clark and his wife Alda Tyson Hopkins. The house became the first meeting site for the Ellicott City PTA, Howard County Health Department. The farm raised colts used in local shows and Doughoregan Manor . Groceries for the site were delivered onsite by horse and cart from the former Mayor of Ellicott City, Samuel J. Yates. Children raised at the site included Orphans court Judge John Clark, and Senator James Clark, Jr. . The farm was expanded to 30 acres and later subdivided and reduced to 10 acres In 1998 owner Edward J
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Ellicott City, Maryland
ELLICOTT CITY is an unincorporated community and census-designated place , along with being the county seat of local government in Howard County , Maryland
Maryland
, United States. It is part of the Baltimore Metropolitan Area . The population was 65,834 at the 2010 census . Founded in 1772, the town contains the B. ">:36 Historic flood stages marked on the B">:26 The Old Main Line of the B">:7 His son Benjamin rebuilt the corn grinding mill after one of the frequent Patapsco floods in 1768. Benjamin Hood then sold the mill to Joseph Ellicott in 1774 for 1,700 pounds
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Doughoregan Manor
DOUGHOREGAN MANOR is a plantation house and estate located on Manor Lane west of Ellicott City, Maryland , United States. Established in the early 18th century as the seat of Maryland's prominent Carroll family, it was home to Charles Carroll , a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence , during the late 18th century. A portion of the estate, including the main house, was designated a National Historic Landmark on November 11, 1971. It remains in the Carroll family, and is not open to the public. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Tax credits and development plans * 3 Description * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY Doughoregan Slave Quarters Carriage House circa 1940 Doughoregan Manor is a colonial manor house built in the early 18th century
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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The Song Of Hiawatha
THE SONG OF HIAWATHA is an 1855 epic poem in trochaic tetrameter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
that features Native American characters. The epic relates the fictional adventures of an Ojibwe warrior named Hiawatha
Hiawatha
and the tragedy of his love for Minnehaha , a Dakota woman. Events in the story are set in the Pictured Rocks area on the south shore of Lake Superior
Lake Superior
. Longfellow's poem, though based on native oral traditions surrounding the figure of Manabozho
Manabozho
, represents not a work of transmission but an original work of American Romantic literature
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos * " E pluribus unum
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Howard County, Maryland
HOWARD COUNTY is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Maryland
Maryland
. As of the 2010 census , the population was 287,085. Its county seat is Ellicott City . Howard County is included in the Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area , which is also included in the Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA Combined Statistical Area . However, recent development in the south of the county has led to some realignment towards the Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
media and employment markets. The county is home to Columbia , a major planned community of approximately 100,000 founded by developer James Rouse
James Rouse
in 1967. Howard County is frequently cited for its affluence, quality of life, and excellent schools. With an estimated median household income of $108,844 in 2012, Howard County had the third-highest median household income of any U.S. county in 2013
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Maryland
Motto(s) : Fatti maschii, parole femine (English: Strong Deeds, Gentle Words) The Latin text encircling the seal: Scuto bonæ voluntatis tuæ coronasti nos (With favor Wilt Thou Compass Us as with a Shield) Psalm 5:12 State song(s) : " Maryland, My Maryland
Maryland, My Maryland
" OFFICIAL LANGUAGE None (English, de facto) DEMONYM Marylander CAPITAL Annapolis LARGEST CITY
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Howard County Conservancy
The HOWARD COUNTY CONSERVANCY is a non-profit land trust that operates a nature center in Woodstock, Maryland . It is located at the 300-year-old, 232-acre (0.94 km2) Mt. Pleasant Farm . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Mt. Pleasant Farm Center * 2 See also * 3 Gallery * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe center was founded in 1990 as a private land trust with the goal of protecting and preserving farmland and historic sites in Howard County . The conservancy currently manages legal easements on 1,600 acres of land. In 2014, the conservancy started a second nature center at Belmont Manor. MT. PLEASANT FARM CENTERThe Mt. Pleasant farm dates back to 1692 when Patuxent Ranger Thomas Browne II built a log house on a land grant "Ranters Ridge". Owners and descendants Ruth and Francis Brown died in 1990 and 1992 respectively requesting their estate be preserved and used for educational purposes. James Eacker, George Reynolds, Joyce Kelly and Senator James A
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James A. Clark, Sr.
JAMES A. CLARK SR. (October 22, 1884 – March 25, 1955) was the Circuit Judge appointed by Maryland Governor Herbert O\'Conor . BIOGRAPHYJames A. Clark Sr. was born at Fairfield Farm , Ellicott City , Maryland . He was a fifth Circuit Court judge whose family's roots in Howard County, Maryland , traced back to 1797. His wife was Alda Tyson Hopkins, whose family line traced back to the Ellicott and Hopkins families (she was a relative of the philanthropist Johns Hopkins ). James and Alda Hopkins Clark lived at Keewaydin , a farm located near Ellicott City, and also owned a nearby farm known as Elioak Farm . They had four sons: John (born in 1914), Samuel (died in 1923), James (born in 1918), and Joseph (born in 1927). As a child he worked for a Mr. Whipps at the Oakland Mills Blacksmith House and Shop . He graduated from Rock Hill College and St. John\'s College in Annapolis . During World War II, he served as the Chairman of the Howard County Draft Board
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Clark's Elioak Farm
CLARK\'S ELIOAK FARM, located along Maryland Route 108 in Howard County, Maryland , is a historic farm covering 540 acres. All of the acreage is part of county or state farmland protection programs, barring use of the property for non-farm development. The Clarks, a family with a tradition of farming in Maryland spanning seven generations, have owned the Elioak farm since 1927. The name, Elioak, refers to a type of silty clay loam common to the slopes and summits of hills in the northern portion of the Piedmont Plateau . Elioak soil is deep, well-drained, and moderately permeable, making it suitable for apple orchards. Elioak was also listed as a former turn of the century Howard County postal village. In recent years, the Elioak Farm has become a petting zoo and the venue for restoration of the former Enchanted Forest
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James Clark, Jr.
JAMES CLARK JR. (December 19, 1918 – August 18, 2006) was the president of the Maryland State Senate
Maryland State Senate
from 1979 to 1983. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Political career * 3 Election History * 4 See also * 5 References BIOGRAPHYClark was born at Keewaydin Farm , Ellicott City , Maryland
Maryland
. His father, James Clark Sr. (1885–1955), was a judge of the Fifth Circuit Court whose family's roots in Howard County, Maryland
Maryland
traced back to 1797. His mother was Alda Tyson Hopkins, whose family line traced back to the Ellicott and Hopkins families (she was a relative of the philanthropist Johns Hopkins ). James and Alda Hopkins Clark lived at Keewaydin , a farm located near Ellicott City, Maryland, and also owned a nearby farm known as Elioak Farm
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Keewaydin Farm
Located Ellicott City in Howard County , Maryland
Maryland
, United States
United States
, KEEWAYDIN FARM. The Keewaydin Farm
Keewaydin Farm
house is a wooden structure forming an off-center T arrangement built in 1912 on a ten-acre farm. The name came from The Song of Hiawatha
The Song of Hiawatha
. The home was built for Judge James Clark and his wife Alda Tyson Hopkins. The house became the first meeting site for the Ellicott City PTA, Howard County Health Department. The farm raised colts used in local shows and Doughoregan Manor . Groceries for the site were delivered onsite by horse and cart from the former Mayor of Ellicott City, Samuel J. Yates. Children raised at the site included Orphans court Judge John Clark, and Senator James Clark, Jr. . The farm was expanded to 30 acres and later subdivided and reduced to 10 acres In 1998 owner Edward J
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