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  • Town of Perryville

    • GOVERNMENT
    515 Broad St.
    Perryville, MD 21903
    (410) 642-6066
    (410) 642-6391 (fax)
    Hours:
    Downstairs Mon-Tue 8-5:30 p.m.; Wed-Thurs 8-4:30 p.m.; Fri 8- 2:30 p.m.

    Upstairs Mon-Fri 8-4:30

    About Us

    From Capt. John Smith to the Civil War and riding the rails into the 20th Century, Perryville is a trip through American history. Visit this charming little town on the banks of the Susquehanna River.
    • About

      From Capt. John Smith to the Civil War and riding the rails into the 20th Century, Perryville is a trip through American history. Visit this charming little town on the banks of the Susquehanna River.

    • Highlights

      • 1695 - Ferry boats were known to cross the Susquehanna at Lower Ferry
      • 1813 - British spare Perryville, but attack nearby Principio Furnace & destroy the cannon manufacturer.
      • 1866 - First bridge to cross the Susquehanna is built by the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad Co.
      • 1882 - Perryville becomes an incorporated Town.
      • 1905 - Perryville Train Station is built.
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    • Directions

      Easy access from Route 40 or I-95.