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A quaker gathering place, a boys school, and an inn.The Milton Inn was built in 1740, making it over 250 years old. It is located in Spark in Northern Baltimore County.
The house served s a coachstop for Quakers who settled in this area. The Quakers often gathered at the New Gunpowder Meeting House located only a few miles from the Inn.
Sparks was once called Priceville, named after the Quaker John Price. There are members of the Price family still living in the area.
A giddy ghostMontanverde was owned by another son of Robert Peter named George Peter. George ran away at 15 to join the Maryland troops in the Whiskey Rebellion. George Washington, a family friend, personally sent him home. After graduating from Georgetown University five years later, George rejoined the army, rising to the rank of Major. One of his assignments was to investigate and testify at the Aaron Burr trial.
Dedicated employees' spirits frequent this old buildingThe old train depot was built in 1902 when the Queen Anne's County Railroad Company extended its western terminus 13 miles from Queenstown to Love Point. A connection then existed at Love Point with steamboats for transport across the Chesapeake Bay. The train carried passengers and produce from Kent Island to Baltimore. The rail system ran for 60 miles, from Kent Island to Lewes, Delaware.
Hessian soldier ghosts still haunt these docksThe Docks are haunted by the ghosts of Hessian soldiers. Soldier apparitions have seen near the old wooden docks late at night in the autumn. Hessian soldiers were held prisoner in this location.
Near an old railroad tunnel having seven large steps leading up to its top, it is said that a boy once riding his bike there was hit by the train.Near an old railroad tunnel having seven large steps leading up to its top, it is said that a boy once riding his bike there was hit by the train.
In 1955 a firefighter was killed in the line of duty and now haunts the firehouse: if a call comes in while standing at one end of the hall, it's said to be possible to see a figure "running to the fire truck with a fire coat draped over his shoulderIn 1955 a firefighter was killed in the line of duty and now haunts the firehouse: if a call comes in while standing at one end of the hall, it's said to be possible to see a figure "running to the fire truck with a fire coat draped over his shoulder."
A faint, red apparition haunts this innThis inn is haunted by a ghostly lady dressed in red. An apparition has been seen wearing clothing styled from the 1920. She was seen walking in the hallway and on the inn's lawn. The apparition is faint, however, and the red barely discernible.
- Luficer -- 9 Dec 2015 -- A group of ten met in Ellicott City for fresh-roasted coffee, dessert and exploration of various spiritual topics. Details
- Thistle Mill at Ilchester, Md. -- 4 Nov 2015 -- Quick jaunt to site of infamous paperworks, spirit sightings, gruesome deaths, poisonous chemicals, strange goings-on, long dark interest. Numerous photos of the now demolished (and excavated) mill and surrounding area. Liz' rods were wildly communicative (as usual), this time with a spirit identifying itself as "BZZ". We wonder if this was the suicidal Robert Buzzard identified by Lonster in his investigations of the mill. See the old report in EGQ1