historic houses: Historic Farmhouse near Sugar Loaf Mountain / Comus ~ For Sale - 04/26/19 08:16 AM
 
 "Labyrinth" - circa 1825 a Frederick County Historic Landmarks Foundation property located in Comus on a quiet country road near Sugar Loaf Mountain. The lot is a park like setting with nearly 19 acres and includes a pond. 1515 Linthicum Rd, Dickerson , Maryland blends yesteryear charm with the updated conveniences of today. The house has had many recent updates and is very well maintained. Constructed with field stone and 12 X 12 beams in the main portion of the house the walls are nearly two feet thick with deep window sills. The recently remodeled kitchen has an exposed brick wall, beams on  the ceiling , … (5 comments)

historic houses: Historic farm house in Comus near Sugar Loaf Mnt - 02/10/17 09:01 AM

 
"Labyrinth" - circa 1825 a Frederick County Historic Landmarks Foundation property located in Comus near Sugar Loaf Mountain on nearly 19 acres with a pond and park like setting. 1515 Linthicum Rd, Dickerson , Maryland blends yesteryear charm with the updated conveniences of today.  Constructed with field stone and 12 X 12 beams in the main portion of the house the walls are nearly two feet thick with deep window sills. The recently remodeled kitchen has an exposed brick wall, beams on the ceiling , a fireplace and updated with granite counters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       There is an enclosed porch off the kitchen which has … (3 comments)

historic houses: The Spite House , Frederick, Md - an intriguing story - 02/27/13 11:03 AM
In 1814, Dr. John Tyler, an eminent ophthalmologist and the first American-born physician to perform a cataract operation, owned a parcel of land near the courthouse square in Frederick, Maryland. The city made plans to extend Record Street south through Tyler’s land to meet West Patrick Street (the street behind his house). In fighting the city, Tyler discovered a local law that prevented the building of a road if work was in progress on a substantial building in the path of a proposed road. To spite the city, Tyler immediately had workmen pour a building foundation, which was discovered by the … (4 comments)