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Harwood, Maryland
The U.S. Post Office at Harwood, Maryland, in May 2010.
The U.S. Post Office at Harwood, Maryland, in May 2010.
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Coordinates: 38°51′54″N 76°37′12″W / 38.86500°N 76.62000°W / 38.86500; -76.62000Coordinates: 38°51′54″N 76°37′12″W / 38.86500°N 76.62000°W / 38.86500; -76.62000
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Anne Arundel
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 590432

Harwood is a crossroads in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, south of Annapolis on Maryland Route 2 (Solomons Island Road).

Historic structures

Education

Southern High School is nearby. A small portion of high school students in Harwood also attend South River High School in nearby Edgewater as well.

Notable people

  • LeRoy Battle (1921–2015), music teacher and Tuskegee Airman
  • Pete Stark (1931–2020), retired congressman
  • Stan Stearns (1935–2012), photographer
  • Thomas Noble Stockett (1747–1802), surgeon and Revolutionary War veteran
  • Joseph Noble Stockett (1779–1854), 18th/19th century landowner
  • George Washington (1732–1799), dined at Rawlings' Tavern.
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