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Historic Gorsuch house being reassembled as Harford visitor center on former Glen Echo property

Historic Gorsuch house being reassembled as Harford visitor center on former Glen Echo property

The salvaged components of the historic Joesting-Gorsuch House are being reassembled as a two-story building on property in northern Harford County that county officials plan to use for an agricultural center.

"We've utilized all the materials from the old house that we possibly could," C. John Sullivan, a local preservationist and author, who is coordinating the reassembly with the county government and the Historical Society of Harford County, said Monday.

The county has a target date of Oct. 1 to complete the project, which is being funded with tourism revenue generated by hotel room taxes, according to Cindy Mumby, a spokesperson for the county...

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