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It's PHOTO FRIDAY! Pictured here is Forest Hill School in 1927. The building is still standing today as private home, ½ mile north of Jarrettsville Road on the right side of Rocks Road.

Do you have a photo to share for an upcoming Photo Friday? Email us at photos@harfordhistory.org!
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Its PHOTO FRIDAY!  Pictured here is Forest Hill School in 1927.  The building is still standing today as private home, ½ mile north of Jarrettsville Road on the right side of Rocks Road.Do you have a photo to share for an upcoming Photo Friday?  Email us at photos@harfordhistory.org!

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Forest Hill Elementary School PTA

It's PHOTO FRIDAY! Today's photo features the Hollingworth Wheel Factory around 1890 at the west end of Wheel Road.

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Its PHOTO FRIDAY!  Todays photo features the Hollingworth Wheel Factory around 1890 at the west end of Wheel Road.Do you have a photo to share for an upcoming Photo Friday?  Email us at photos@harfordhistory.org!

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Paul Majewski

I remember hearing about it...school bus went down wheel rd. This is the first time I saw a picture

I grew up on Wheel Road in the '40s and '50s, knowing about the wheel factory but having no idea it was so recent (to an old person like me, the 1890s is recent). I really appreciate seeing this picture. Plus the Hollingsworth ownership is a surprise because they were such an old Cecil County family with industrial connections as far as Virginia, but I didn't realize there was a Harford County presence.

Guess I need to visit the Historical Society! It’s located in the “old” Bel Air Post Office building on Main Street.

That’s awesome! I always wondered why it was called “wheel rd”

A lot of these photos are in Images of America Bel Air by Bill Bates.

Made me wonder about the origins of Ring Factory Road. Was it named after the factory that made the rings for the wheels made in this factory?

Off Wheel road to MacPhail road is Maryland Country Club.

Wonder who the people are in this picture?

Awesome!! Thanks for sharing this treat this morning!

Jessica Kirby how cool!

Neat I enjoy finding out how roads and streets got their names What about Barnes St

Any pictures of the current site?

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Make Your Story Part of Our Story

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The Historical Society of Harford County is publishing an anthology of local stories IN 2023 to honor the county's 250th anniversary. Be part of this collection of stories by and about past and present County residents. Write a compelling story about your experience of the people, places and events that make up life in 20th and 21st Century Harford County.
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Be sure to register for this event on our website!

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Wishing all of you a very Happy and Healthy New Year!

Today is also PHOTO FRIDAY! We know many of you enjoyed the beautiful light displays and local shopping in Downtown Bel Air this holiday season. Today's Photo Friday gives you a glimpse of Main Street around 1947. The photo was taken looking North from Pennsylvania Ave into downtown Bel Air along Main Street.

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Wishing all of you a very Happy and Healthy New Year!Today is also PHOTO FRIDAY!  We know many of you enjoyed the beautiful light displays and local shopping in Downtown Bel Air this holiday season.  Todays Photo Friday gives you a glimpse of Main Street around 1947.  The photo was taken looking North from Pennsylvania Ave into downtown Bel Air along Main Street.Do you have a photo to share with us for an upcoming Photo Friday feature?  Email us at photos@harfordhistory.org!

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Had my first cherry coke at Richardson's counter with the green marble top.

Is that Main and Pennsylvania?

it was the 'go to' spot after school..

Do you have a picture that includes the old ice cream place that was in town?

They were the best

Spent many times at Richardson's sipping on a coke. No money...Just a coke.

such good memories, how i wish I could go back

So cool

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