Brooklandwood

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Brooklandwood
Brooklandwood Dec 09.JPG
Brooklandwood, December 2009
Brooklandwood is located in Maryland
Brooklandwood
Location 11152 Falls Road (MD 25), Brooklandville, Maryland
Coordinates 39°25′50″N 76°40′36″W / 39.43056°N 76.67667°W / 39.43056; -76.67667Coordinates: 39°25′50″N 76°40′36″W / 39.43056°N 76.67667°W / 39.43056; -76.67667
Area 62 acres (25 ha)
Built 1790
Architectural style Early Republic, Palladian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72000567[1]
Added to NRHP February 11, 1972

Brooklandwood, or Brookland Wood, is a historic home located on the grounds of St. Paul`s School for Boys, in Brooklandville, Baltimore County, Maryland. It is a 2 12-story, five-bay dwelling. The central block and two later wings are brick, painted white. The central-block section is original and built about 1790, with porches and Palladian-style windows forming a symmetrical, functional unit. It was owned by a number of prominent individuals including Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Carroll's daughter and son-in-law Mary and Richard Caton parents of Emily Caton who married John MacTavish the British Consul to Baltimore in the early 1800s,[2] and Isaac E. Emerson, the inventor of Bromo-Seltzer.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 11, 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Robert Erskine Lewis: "Brooklandwood, Baltimore County" in: Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. XLIII, No. 4, December, 1948, pp. 280-293,
  3. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". National Register of Historic Places: Brooklandwood. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-10-05. 

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