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LWT: Laurel Museum - OU02F4
City of Laurel Walking Tour - Site 1 - Laurel Museum
Owner: DudleyGrunt
N 39° 06.579' W 76° 51.426' N 39° 06' 34.74'' W 76° 51' 25.56'' N 39.10965°  W 76.85710° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > Maryland
Cache type: Virtual
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 2011-08-13
Date created: 2011-08-13
Date published: 2011-08-13
Last modification: 2020-06-07
4x Found
0x Not found
1 notes
watchers 0 watchers
342 visitors
0 x rated
Rated as: n/a
1 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: cycleangela
Cache attributes

Kid Friendly  Available in Winter  Wheelchair Access  Listed on OCNA Only  Quick Cache  Historic Site  Password needed to post log entry! 

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Description EN

This the first of what will be a series of various types of caches, centered around the the City of Laurel Walking Tour (CLWT).  The walking tour highlights various historic sites in the city and was launched in 2006 as a cooperative effort between the City of Laurel and the Laurel Museum

 Laurel Historical Society

Site 1 - Laurel Museum

From the CLWT brochure - The Laurel Museum occupies a building constructed between 1836 and 1840 by Horace Capron, owner of the Patuxent Manufacturing Company, located on the opposite side of Ninth Street.  The building was designated the Laurel Museum in 1991 and renovation of building was completed in 1996.  Today, it serves as a repository for the history of Laurel.  The Museum houses the John C. Brennan Memorial Research Library, educational exhibits, administrative offices, and museum shop.

Museum Hours: Wednesday & Friday, 10-2 & Sunday, 1-4.

Logging Requirements - On the grounds of the museum (near the corner), you will find and informational sign, titled "Laurel Factory: A Mill Town".  The Log Password will be ABCDE.  AB = number of blocks of two story stone and brick homes were erected by Col. Capron.  CDE = the average monthly wage of men in 1850 ($C.DE).  Additionally, pleae take a photo of you and / or your GPS anywhere on the museum grounds.


Laurel Museum Today

Laurel Museum Then


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CoLWT - Site 1
The Laurel Museum
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