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Taneytown City

Carroll County, Maryland

Photo: Ludwick Rudisel Tannery House (Motter Place), ca. 1807, 65 Frederick Street, Taneytown, MD. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. Photographed by User:Doug Kerr (own work), 2011, [cc-by-2.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed May, 2013.

Taneytown City Photo

Taneytown City Hall is located at 17 East Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD 21787.
Phone: 410‑751‑1100.


Union Bridge as described in 1940 [1]

Taneytown was founded in 1740 by Frederick Taney. Muskets were made here during the Revolutionary War and there is evidence that Eli Bentley produced some of his noted clocks here in the early 19th century. The principal products now are men's clothing and rubber shoes.

  1. Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Program, Maryland: A Guide to the Old Line State, American Guide Series, University of Maryland, 1940.

Nearby Towns: Union Bridge Town •