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Historic markers have been a familiar sight on Maryland's roads and highways for more than half a century. The roadside historic marker program has proven an effective way to draw attention to the many events, people and places that have contributed to the richness of our state. There are hundreds of these along Maryland's roadways!

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Maryland Historical MarkersPeter Harrington Revolutionary Officer, founder of Greensboro - Greensboro, MD

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He served in 1778 as 2nd Lieutenant, 28th Battalion of Militia, Caroline County. In 1783, he successfully laid out town on tract called Ingram's Desire (efforts to sell lots beside Choptank Bridge in 1732 having failed).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/4/2020

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersA Susquehannock Indian Fort

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A Susquehannock Indian Fort-A Susquehannock Indian fort located at this point was an important factor in the boundary line controversy between Lord Baltimore and William Penn in 1683.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical Markers"Worsell Mannor"

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“Worsell Mannor” 1000 acres- Patented 5th June, 1685, to Major Peter Sayer, a prominent Catholic. Later acquired by the Heath Family.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersJohn A. J. Creswell

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John A. J. Creswell-Born at this house at Creswell’s Ferry, now Port Deposit, in 1828, John Creswell graduated from Dickinson College and became a lawyer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersRock Run Mill

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Rock Run Mill-Owned by John Steel, this grist mill was in successful operation as early as 1731.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersHome of Dr. Samuel Mudd (1833–1883)

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Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd (1833-1883)-John Wilkes Booth rested here for several hours on April 15, 1865, after receiving treatment for his broken leg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersPort Tobacco

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Port Tobacco-at the Brawner Hotel, Detective Captain William Williams unsuccessfully offered Thomas Jones $100,000 reward.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersRose Hill

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Rose Hill-Home of Miss Olivia Floyd, Confederate agent, and her brother Robert Semmes Floyd, C.S.A. killed in action.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCourthouse at Moore's Lodge

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Courthouse at Moore's Lodge-In 1674 the first Charles County Courthouse was built near here. In the area known as Moore's Lodge, a prison, ordinary (tavern), and race track also were located there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersJohn Wilkes Booth and David Herold

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John Wilkes Booth and David Herold-John Wilkes Booth and David Herold remained hidden from April 16 to 21, 1865 in a nearby pine thicket, while Union troops searched for them.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersRich Hill

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Rich Hill-Mid-18th century farm house (with alterations after 1800) was home of Col. Samuel Cox.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical Markers"Huckleberry"

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"Huckleberry"-Home of Confederate Mail Agent, Thomas A. Jones,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersKeechland

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Keechland-Part of large tract reserved as public land by Cecilius Calvert, Lord Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersDents Meadow-one mile

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Dents Meadow One mile- John Wilkes Booth and David Herold set out from here for the Virginia shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersHoopers Island

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Hoopers Island-Long a community of watermen, this chain of islands bears name of family who settled in Dorchester County from southern Maryland in latter part of 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical Markers"Stanley Institute"

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"Stanley Institute"-Oldest community-owned one-room schoolhouse still intact in Dorchester County. First constructed c. 1865 near Church Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBattle of the Ice Mound

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Battle of the Ice Mound-Last battle of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Bay. A tender to the British ship of war "Dauntless" was captured by Joseph Stewart and local militia near James Island on February 7, 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersUnnacokossimmon

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Unnacokossimmon Emperor to the Indians-Unnacokossimmon Emperor to the Indians-

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/29/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersFort Frederick-Maryland State Park

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Fort Frederick-Maryland State Park-Colonial stone fort built 1756 for Province of Maryland by Gov. Horatio Sharpe to protect frontier against French and Indians after Braddock’s defeat.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersGeorge Washington-The Dutchman's

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George Washington-The Dutchman's-on his way to Frederick Friday, August 5, 1785 dined in a building on this site known as The Dutchman's

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCarroll's Mills

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Carroll's Mill-Stone structure nearby was flour mill built in 1812 by Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832), wealthy landowner and signer of the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersWickliffe

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Wickli?e-Major Joseph Wickes, who settled on Eastern Neck Island c. 1658, was Chief Justice of Kent County. Before 1674 the Court met at Wickliffe, his home here (no longer standing).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical Markers"Carrollton"

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"Carrollton"-It was from this tract that Charles Carroll assumed the title “Charles Carroll of Carrollton” when signing the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCatoctin Furnace

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Catoctin Furnace-An important iron furnace during the revolution owned by Governor Thomas Johnson and his brothers. Furnished 100 tons of shells used at Yorktown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: 7/24/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersSt. Simon's Mission, 1896

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St. Simon's Mission, 1896 St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish-Here met St. Simon's Mission for African-Americans 1902-1964. Begun 1896 by the Willes family, church building moved here in 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/26/2019

last visited: never

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