Established in 1775, Perry Hall has one of the oldest and largest civic organizations in Baltimore County - the Perry Hall Improvement Association (PHIA). The PHIA is dedicated to advocacy, events, and service projects, which helps to enrich the quality of residents' lives and protect property values. Having this association also means planned activities for families to enjoy year round, and even scholarship programs.
Perry Hall sits apart from the mall but offers the convenience of fine and casual dining, a Johns Hopkins medical center, and ample shopping. The town also neighbors beautiful Gunpowder Falls, a great destination for hiking and viewing the falls. In fact, the area around the falls was originally purchased by Harry Dorsey Gough and named Perry Hall after his family's castle in Staffordshire, England. You can find this information and a lot more in David Marks' publication Crossroads: The History of Perry Hall, Maryland. In it, Marks goes on to say, "Perry Hall has been at the crossroads of economic, religious, and political history for four centuries - a place of remarkable significance in Maryland."
Perry Hall is also home to Chapel Hills Farm where you'll find not only blooming buds but live animals, school tours, fresh produce and pastas, and even birthday party facilities. They also host big events such as the Apple Festival in the fall. With all the foliage along the Bel Air corridor near Gunpowder Falls among other places, autumn is a lovely time to be in Perry Hall. In fact, every season brings residents out for community activities and the opportunity to enjoy a modern, thriving town built on tradition and farming, and proud of it.