An ACT to open a road from the great falls of Gunpowder, at a place known by the name of Meredith's Ford, until it intersect the main road leading from Baltimore-town to York-town, in Pennsylvania, at a place called Burck's Old Field.This is a most peculiar name: "the great falls of Gunpowder." Was there a gunpowder mill there?
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Curious Placename: "the great falls of Gunpowder"
In Archives of Maryland 204:384 is an act titled: