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Woodridge is where you’ll find Lake Marion, the smallest of the four lakes, is located near the entrance to Woodridge. A Maryland fishing license is required for anyone fishing in Eaglehead lakes along with your Lake Linganore Association ID card.
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Linganore is home to the mysterious Indian Caves. It is said that “Linganore” gets its name after an Indian chief that once lived on Linganore Creek.Lake Linganore Members enjoy access to 4 private lakes, 2 beaches, 3 pools, 8 tennis courts and 30 miles of scenic trails! There are also 4 basketball courts, 12 Tot Lot’s and 3 rec fields available for sports activities
The Lake Linganore Association (LLA) is the property management entity of the Eaglehead community. Through outreach and operations the Association strives to foster an enriching Lake Linganore lifestyle that simplifies home ownership.
Indian tribes have lived or hunted in Frederick County for 12,000 years, but in more recent history it is thought that primarily the Susquehanna tribe encamped in and around Linganore Creek. In the early 1700s hunting parties would come down from Pennsylvania to camp near Linganore Creek while they hunted game to feed their tribe.
Early settlers claimed the Susquehanna named this area “Laughing Hills” because Indian children could be heard playing and singing in the creek and among the hills and trees of Linganore. Many Indian artifacts have been found in an around old camp sites along the Linganore Creek area. Some discovered relics date back to 4,000 B.C. Gaining access to “Indian Caves” can be achieved from several points within the Meadows Village. A set of stairs off of Glen Lane provides one main access point.
Linganore Creek used to be covered. There are only 3 surviving covered bridges in Frederick County today. According to Harry Richardson, a well-known artist and Linganore neighbor on Quiet Cove Road, bridges used to be covered in the mid-1800s to protect the wood planks from the weather. Today we cross a lake, but in the 1860s, Linganore was only a creek where many millers built gristmills (mills for processing grains into flour) and sawmills along the creek.