“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Trappe in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


"Hole-in-the-Wall" Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. "Hole-in-the-Wall" Marker
Inscription. Early name of this village derived from a famous inn here of that title. Called after a well-known English tavern of about 1720.
Robert Morris
Father of the financier of the Revolution lies buried near the ruins of White Marsh Church.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 41.764′ N, 76° 3.685′ W. Marker is near Trappe, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Almshouse Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 50. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trappe MD 21673, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old White Marsh Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Morris, Sr. (about 600 feet away); Home Run Baker Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Peachblossom Meetinghouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Trappe High School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nathaniel Hopkins (approx. 3 miles away); Nathaniel (Nace) Hopkins (approx. 3.1 miles away); “Compton” (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Trappe.
More about this marker. See Old White Marsh Episcopal Church
“Hole-in-the-Wall” Photo, Click for full size
By Jacqui Chalifoux, August 23, 2015
2. “Hole-in-the-Wall”
marker and Robert Morris marker.
Also see . . .  Robert Morris's Grave. at White Marsh Cemetery at Find-a-Grave. (Submitted on February 17, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
“Hole-in-the-Wall” Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2011
3. “Hole-in-the-Wall” Marker
Traffic streams by on Route 50 past the marker.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,492 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Jacqui Chalifoux of Welcome, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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