Abingdon is a small unincorporated village in Harford County, 25 miles northeast of Baltimore. Lovers of historic architecture will enjoy touring centuries-old structures that have been lovingly preserved.
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Designed in 1823, Woodside is an excellent example of the Federal style hall, double parlor house plan. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house is constructed of coursed fieldstone and displays a high caliber of carved woodwork as shown in the many fine mantels, the beautifully carved staircase, and other woodwork throughout the house. Woodside is also of interest as a property which has never left the ownership of the Wilson family who built it.
The Nelson-Reardon-Kennard House is an historic home. It is a two-part frame house, with a five-bay, two-story front section built about 1785 and a three-bay, one-room rear service wing. The front porch dates to 1888. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the home is the oldest documented frame dwelling in Harford County.
Located along the Susquehanna River valley with its heavy forest cover and rocky terrain, Susquehanna State Park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities as well as points of historical significance. The park is home to some of the most popular mountain biking trails in Maryland and the river itself attracts fishermen and boaters alike.
History buffs will be drawn to the restored Rock Run Historic Area with its working grist mill, the Carter-Archer Mansion, Jersey Toll House, and the remains of the Susquehanna Tidewater Canal.