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

Cherry Grove

 
 
Cherry Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. Cherry Grove Marker
Inscription. Ancestral home of the DeVeazie (Veazey) family; patented to John Veazey circa 1670. His descendant, Colonel Thomas Ward Veazey defended Duffy’s Fort, Fredericktown, from the British fleet May 5, 1813, and served as Governor of Maryland, 1836–1839. He is buried here in the family graveyard with his three wives. Not open to the public.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 27.664′ N, 75° 55.506′ W. Marker is near Earleville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Cherry Grove Road 0.9 miles west of Stoney Battery Road, on the left 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Essex Lodge (approx. 1.6 miles away); North Sassafras Parish (approx. 2.5 miles away); St. Peters Episcopal Church Bell (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bohemia (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mount Pleasant (approx. 3.5 miles away); “Bohemia Mannor” (approx. 3.6 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 3.7 miles away); Overlook of General Howe’s Landing (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Earleville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNotable PersonsPoliticsWar of 1812
 
Home visible from road image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
2. Home visible from road
Veasey Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
3. Veasey Cemetery
 
 
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