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Maryland Historical Markers
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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 MarkersBirthplace of Johns Hopkins

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Birthplace of Johns Hopkins

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/24/2007

last visited: 5/28/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersAnne Arundel Academy

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Anne Arundel Academy--Site of private high school from 1854-1924

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 5/28/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersThe Severn Crossroads Church

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Built as a Methodist Chruch in 1861. Moved to its present site in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 5/28/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersRochambeau's Troops on General's Highway

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Rochambeau's troops marched over this road (today General's Highway) enroute to Yorktown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/24/2007

last visited: 7/21/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersSacred Heart Chapel - White Marsh

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Sacred Heart Chapel - White Marsh (Formerly St. Francis Borgia) This 18th century Jesuit structure was rebuilt after a fire in the 1850s and is the oldest Catholic Church in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/17/2012

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersMiddle Plantation

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Middle Plantation was patented in 1664 to Mareen Duvall, Esq. The area near this marker remains rural to this day with new housing development beginning to encroach on the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/24/2007

last visited: 7/18/2010

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Maryland Historical MarkersWidow Ramsey's Tavern

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Widow Ramsey's Tavern. Another place that George Washington ate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 3/7/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersShipley's Choice

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Adam Shipley, who came to Annue Arundel County in 1668, patented 200 acres on the sounth side of the Severn River. This is the actual location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 3/7/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersBowie State University

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Bowie State University-Oldest historically black institution of higher education in Maryland. Established in 1865 in Baltimore as a school for freed slaves. In 1867 became Baltimore Normal School for the education of colored teachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/26/2019

last visited: 9/28/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersEpiphany Episcopal Chapel and Church House - Odenton MD

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Only known World War I chapel in the United States. Consecrated in 1918 to minister to the soldiers at Camp Meade.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/8/2022

last visited: 3/9/2022

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Maryland Historical MarkersShipley's Choice

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Adam Shipley patented 200 acres near here, north of the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 5/28/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersWatkins Slave Cemetery

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Anonymously buried slaves were found at this site during 1960 road construction

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/24/2007

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBelvoir (Scott's Plantation)

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A camp for French troops on the way to Yorktown in 1781

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member _dadgad

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2006

last visited: 8/11/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersShipley's Choice

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Adam Shipley came to Anne Arundel County in 1668. This subdivision is named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 5/28/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersBowie Railroad Station Museum

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The Bowie Railroad Station Museum historical marker in Bowie, Prince George's County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geotrooperz-pp

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 6/30/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersGovernor William Stone

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Governor William Stone was appointed Governor of the colony in 1648.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 6/17/2012

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Maryland Historical Markers"Belair Mansion"

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This marker for the Belair Mansion is on a busy stretch of Route 197, about half a mile from the actual mansion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: 6/30/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersHockley-in-the Hole

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A land grant from 1664. The land remained in the Dorsey family for 300 years. N38 59.160 W076 33.648

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/23/2007

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersThe General's Highway

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This marks the location where General George Washington met with several other Generals and Annapolis citizens enroute to resigning his commission at the Maryland State House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Navy72

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/24/2007

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersHall Station

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Hall Station-Abolition of slavery after the Civil War brought change to labor practices and subdivision of tobacco plantations, such as 108-acre “Collington Meadows”.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/26/2019

last visited: 9/28/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersAll Hallows Church

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All Hallows Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2009

last visited: 11/19/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersWesley Grove United Methodist Church - Hanover, MD

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This historical marker gives the liturgical lineage of Wesley Grove UMC from its original roots in c. 1840 to 1948, when it moved here when Friendship Airport, now called BWI, was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/2/2015

last visited: 5/30/2015

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Maryland Historical MarkersAnnapolis and Elk Ridge Railroad - Annapolis Junction MD

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Annapolis and Elk Ridge Railroad began service in 1840 between Annapolis and the Washington Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Annapolis Junction. Sponsored by the state, the line was a key route for travel to and from the capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: 5/3/2022

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Maryland Historical MarkersHammond-Harwood House - Annapolis, MD

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A state historical marker in the state capital of Annapolis, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2021

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersMarley Chapel

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MARLEY CHAPEL historical marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: 5/7/2019

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