How well do you know your Harford County History?

Old Joppa Site Title Rumsey House, Gunpowder Falls vic., Harford County, Maryland Contributor Names Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952, photographer Created / Published 1936-37.


(Wikipedia) The original Joppa was a major seaport and commercial hub in the 18th century. The town proper was located on what is now called Rumsey Island, where the Big Gunpowder Falls and Little Gunpowder Falls meet to form the Gunpowder River. The only original building remaining is the Rumsey Mansion, once home of colonial patriot Benjamin Rumsey. There are original building foundations and gravesites..continue

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