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Carmichael in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Governor Robert Wright

 
 
Governor Robert Wright Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, January 8, 2005
1. Governor Robert Wright Marker
Inscription. Born in Queen Anne's County, 1752, educated at Washington College. Rose to rank of captain in Revolutionary War. Served in State Assembly; elected to U.S. Senate 1801. Chosen 13th governor of Maryland 1806, twice re-elected, later member of U.S. Congress and Maryland Court of Appeals. Died 1826; buried at Cheston on the Wye.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 54.696′ N, 76° 9.152′ W. Marker is in Carmichael, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker can be reached from Wye Narrows Drive 0.1 miles south of Cheston Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on a private one lane road running through the Wye Research and Education Center that starts off Wye Narrows Lane, one tenth of a mile south of Cheston Lane. Marker is three tenths of a mile from Wye Narrows Lane on the left. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Wye Plantation” (approx. 1.5 miles away); Wye Island (approx. 1.5 miles away); “Cheston on Wye” (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stagwell
Governor Robert Wright Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, January 7, 2009
2. Governor Robert Wright Marker
Wye Research and Education Center
(approx. 2 miles away); Bennettís Point Farm (approx. 2.5 miles away); Governor William Grason (approx. 3.2 miles away); “Morganís Neck” / Richard Bennett III and Elizabeth Rousby (approx. 3.8 miles away); Road to Battle (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carmichael.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,357 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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