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Monkton is an unincorporated community in northern Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. It has a population of about 4,856 people. It is 35sqmi in area, with approximately 138PD/sqmi. As an unincorporated area, Monkton has no legally defined boundaries, and its postal ZIP code (21111) includes a portion of adjacent Harford County.East of Monkton is an area named "My Lady's Manor", known for its horse farms, sprawling countryside, and old, stately homes set back from the country roads. In 1713, Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, decreed 10,000 acres (40 km²) for himself. He made a gift of this land to his fourth wife, christening the estate "My Lady's Manor." It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Also listed on the National Register are the Corbett Historic District and St. James Church.Notable people Thoroughbred horse racing trainer Helen Pitts, who was born and raised here. Foxhall P. Keene, a thoroughbred owner/breeder and Gold Medallist in Polo at the 1900 Summer Olympics. Harvey S. Ladew (1887–1976), American fox hunting and topiary enthusiast Peter Angelos, attorney and owner of the Baltimore Orioles Jim McKay, longtime host of ABC television's Wide World of Sports and Olympics commentator Major League Baseball pitcher A.J. Burnett Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis.Find out how to plan United States trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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