Dec 16, 2006

Old House: #12

I knew Baltimore County had bought up several old farms in the Cromwell Valley, along Minebank Run, but I was never sure if they'd been opened to the public. Well they have, according to this article in the Baltimore sun. Three farms have been partially restored and opened as the Cromwell Valley Park. We jumped in the car to get some pictures. Today's photos are of an old house near the lime kilns and is one of my favorite types - built in stages over the decades and stabilized, but not yet restored. The park seems popular with the doggy set, and wasn't crowded at all during our weekday visit. The three farms making up the park are all quite different and sit on close to 400 acres of land, so there's plenty of elbow room for walking about.