Sites on this tour are located on or within walking distance of the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.
Locations for Tour
Spring Grove Cottage For Colored Women
The Spring Grove Cottage for “Colored Women” is believed to be the first mental hospital built specifically to house African American psychiatric patients in the state of Maryland. This two-story historic building was first created in March of…
Horse Racing at Hilton
Like many Baltimore County plantations in the mid-19th century, the grounds of the Hilton estate were well acquainted with the sound of beating horse hooves. In 1842, future U.S. Fourth District Court Judge, John Glenn, bought Hilton to raise…
Hilton Mansion of the Community College of Baltimore County
"Hilton," the present-day site of the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, was previously known as “Taylor’s Forest.” The land was identified as “Taylor’s Forest” by a merchant named Thomas Taylor. The “Forest” was an…