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Harford County, MD

Harford County, MD

http://www.harfordcountymd.gov

In 1773, a large portion of Baltimore County was split off to form a new county to be named Harford County. The county was named after Henry Harford, the last proprietor of Maryland. Like many of the surrounding counties, Harford contains a number of historically significant sites and buildings for tourists to visit as well as outdoor recreational spots.

 

Historic Towns

—There are a number of historic towns within Harford County, each with its own unique historic buildings. These towns include Aberdeen, Bel Air, Havre de Grace and Jerusalem.

 

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

—The Maritime Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve and document the maritime skills and heritage of the Lower Susquehanna River and Upper Chesapeake Bay.

 

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village

—Located in Gunpowder Falls State Park, this historic village contains a variety of activities that include Revolutionary and Civil War era living history demonstrations and encampments.

 

Geneva Farm Golf Club

—This is Harford County’s first 18-hole golf course. It features a fully stocked golf shop, full-service restaurant and a banquet room. The club can accommodate up to 200 people for golf outings, weddings, rehearsal dinners and other special events.

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