Abingdon is an unincorporated community in Harford County, Maryland, United States. It lies 25 miles northeast of Baltimore on Maryland Route 7, near the Bush River, between Exits 77 and 80 of Interstate 95.
Baltimore is a major city in Maryland with a long history as an important seaport. Fort McHenry, birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
Kingsville is a semi-rural place in Baltimore County. It is a close-knit and rustic community bounded by the Little Gunpowder Falls river (to the northeast) and the Big Gunpowder Falls river (to the southwest) which join to form the Gunpowder River.
In 1874 a prominent Baltimore surveyor purchased ’35 acres and two rods of land, more or less; at a trustee’s sale. He then advertised residential sites as ‘one of the healthiest and pleasantest locations near Baltimore.
The ‘community school’ is making a comeback throughout the country. Leaders recognize that teachers, students, parents, businesses, and civic groups should be integrated within the learning process. Perry Hall, of course, has had that all along.