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Near Earleville in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Pleasant

 
 
Mount Pleasant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. Mount Pleasant Marker
Inscription. Built by Dr. John Thompson Veasey, 1825, “of Mount Harmon” as he was known, who, with Colonel Thomas Ward Veasey assisted in the defense of Duffy’s Fort, 1813. He was a greatnephew of George Ross, signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son, Thomas Brocus Veasey, was captured and shot by Cubans during the Lopez Expedition, 1851. Not open to the public.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 24.593′ N, 75° 55.299′ W. Marker is near Earleville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Grove Neck Road one mile west of Sandy Bottom Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Earleville MD 21919, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodlawn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Harmon Plantation (approx. one mile away); North Sassafras Parish (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Peters Episcopal Church Bell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rose Hill (approx. 2 miles away); Plantation Life in the Colonial Era (approx. 2.1 miles away);
Mt. Pleasant - Private residence image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
2. Mt. Pleasant - Private residence
Mount Harmon Plantation at World's End (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Mount Harmon Plantation at World’s End (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Earleville.
 
Also see . . .  About Narciso López and the Lopez Expeditions. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.)
 
Additional keywords. Narciso López
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812War, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,074 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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