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Charlestown in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charlestown
 
Charlestown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. Charlestown Marker
 
Inscription. Laid out and erected as a town by Act of Assembly in 1742 “there being as yet no such place settled at, or near the head of Chesapeake Bay.” George Washington records many visits to Charlestown in his diary. He lodged here August 10, 1795 and September 9, 1795.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 34.409′ N, 75° 58.575′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Bladen Street, on the right when traveling east on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MD 21914, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Michael Rudulph (approx. ¼ mile away); Susquehanna Manor (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Charlestown Wharf (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary Anne’s Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); North East (approx. 2.4 miles away); Striking a Blow (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Principio Company (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlestown.
 
Stocks in center of Charlestown at Post Office and Town Hall Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
2. Stocks in center of Charlestown at Post Office and Town Hall
 

 
Also see . . .  History of Charlestown. (Submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,521 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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