The first European to settler the area we know as Harford County was John Smith in 1608 when he traveled up the Chesapeake Bay. In 1622, the English and Susquehannock Indians signed a treaty for the area and the county was officially formed in 1774 from the eastern part of Baltimore County. There’s a lot more to the story as we’ll learn from Diane and Jeff Caslow on their next installment of their county-by-county journey.
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