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North East in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
North East
 
North East Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. North East Marker
 
Inscription. George Talbot of Susquehanna Manor renamed North East River, “The River Shannon.” The iron forges of the Principio Company were located here. Saint Mary Annís Parish Church is one of the oldest in Cecil County. Russell, one of the owners of the Principio Company, lived nearby.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 36.054′ N, 75° 56.876′ W. Marker is in North East, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Cecil Avenue (Maryland Route 7) 0.3 miles west of Main Street (Maryland Route 272), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: North East MD 21901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary Anneís Church (approx. half a mile away); Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (approx. 2.4 miles away); Charlestown (approx. 2.4 miles away); Susquehanna Manor (approx. 2.5 miles away); Site of Charlestown Wharf (approx. 2.5 miles away); Captain Michael Rudulph (approx. 2.5 miles away); Gilpinís Falls Covered Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Principio Company (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North East.
 
More about this marker.
 
North East Town Park Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, November 27, 2007
2. North East Town Park
 
This marker replaces one with identical text erected by the Maryland State Roads Commission in the 1930s.
 
Also see . . .  About North East. North East Maryland Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on January 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
North East Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2012
3. North East Marker
at the east end of the 1922 bridge over North East Creek.
 
 
North East River Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, November 27, 2007
4. North East River
 
 
North East Creek Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2012
5. North East Creek
Near the marker, Maryland Route 7 crosses North East Creek (a.k.a The River Shannon).
 
 
Northeast Creek Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2012
6. Northeast Creek Bridge
Built -- 1922
State Roads Commission
John N. Mackall Chairman & Chief Engineer
Omar D. Crothers; D.C. Winebrener
L.H. Steuart - Secretary
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,731 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on January 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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