Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey
N 38° 00.288 W 075° 32.609
18S E 452286 N 4206486
Quick Description: Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Historical Marker located at the Maryland Welcome Center on US Rt. 13
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/27/2009 5:28:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM6WBY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug
Views: 17

Long Description:
This historical marker is located just over the Maryland - Virginia at the Maryland Welcome Center. The marker reads:

Boundary Line
Maryland - Virginia
State Line located approximately 100 yards south of this point. In 1668 surveyors marked large oak trees to indicate the boundary. These came to be called "Marriage Trees" as couples traveled from Virginia to wed under more lenient Maryland laws. Boundary stones were set after 1883 survey.
Marker Type (optional): ----

County (required): Worcester County

Location (required): At the Maryland Welcome Center on US Rt. 13

More info about the site/marker (optional):
The state line is located approsimately 100 yards South of this point. In 1668 serveyors marked large oak trees to indicate the boundary. These came to be called marriage trees, as couples travelled from Virginia to wed under more lenient Maryland laws.


Website for more info (optional): Not listed

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