Captain John Smith, engraving by Simon van de Passe, 1616, Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, Maryland, June 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.
1661, Feb. 24. First land patent in Baltimore vicinity granted to Charles Gorsuch, for 50 acres at Whetstone Point (now Locust Point).
1661, June 15. David Jones commissioned survey of 380 acres along stream (now Jones Falls) that emptied into Patapsco River.
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