Gerry House - Port Deposit MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 36.274 W 076° 06.896
18S E 404281 N 4384463
Quick Description: Gerry House was built in 1813. Cornelius Smith willed house in 1858 to his step grandson, Lucius A. C. Gerry, who saw action in the Civil War as Artillery Officer in Capt. Alonzo Snow’s Battery B.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/21/2021 12:19:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM14TE6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 4

Long Description:
TEXT from marker:
Gerry House
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.
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County (required): Cecil County

Location (required): Main Street (Maryland Route 222), Port Deposit MD 21904

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