Fallston, MD – Harford County

Distance from Franklinville Presbyterian Church: 6 Miles

Bon Air House circa 1794
Fallston, MD

Fallston is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harford County, Maryland, United States. The population was 8,427 at the 2000 census. It is a semi-rural community consisting mostly of farms and suburban-like developments.

Bon Air is a historic home located at Fallston, Harford County, Maryland. It is a three story dwelling of stone, stuccoed and scored in imitation of ashlar, with a steep hipped roof featuring a pronounced splay or “kick” at the eaves. It was built in 1794 by Francois de la Porte, who brought his own joiners, blacksmiths, masons, and artisans with him to recreate an exact replica of a rural seat in Northern France. It is one of the few structures in Harford County with a distinct French heritage.  It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

Other historic places:  Little Falls Meetinghouse and Rockdale are listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Learn more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallston,_Maryland