Gerry House - Port Deposit, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 36.268 W 076° 06.892
18S E 404287 N 4384452
Quick Description: One of many historic buildings in Port Deposit, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2021 6:11:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM14TAB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Built 1813, probably by Daniel Megredy. Lafayette was entertained here in 1824. Later owned by Cornelius Smith (1792–1858), farmer and philanthropist who financed road construction to create jobs for the unemployed and aided public education in Port Deposit. Smith willed house in 1858 to his stepgrandson, Lucius A. C. Gerry, who saw action in the Civil War as Artillery Officer in Capt. Alonzo Snow’s Battery B."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1813

Architectural Period/Style: Colonial

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Manor


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
State Historical Marker


Listed Building Status (if applicable): Contributing Property

Main Material of Construction: Wood

Private/Public Access: Private

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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