“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Creswell Hall

Creswell Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 29, 2007
1. Creswell Hall Marker
Inscription. The home of John A. J. Creswell who nominated James Buchanan for President in 1856 and turned Republican in 1861. He was successively Assistant-Adjutant General of Maryland, member of the House of Representatives, Senator and Postmaster by appointment by President Grant.
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 39° 36.33′ N, 75° 49.011′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Delaware Aveenue 0.1 miles east of Creswell Ave., on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is opposite 407 Delaware Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton MD 21921, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hermitage (approx. half a mile away); Mitchell House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elkton, Wedding Capital of the East (approx. 0.6 miles away); Holly Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fighting Back (approx. 0.7 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 0.7 miles away); "O! say can you see..." (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Elkton (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkton.
Regarding Creswell Hall. Creswell Hall was destroyed by fire in the 20th Century. John Creswell was born in Port Deposit. See John A. J. Creswell marker Cecil County, MD, Port Deposit.
Also see . . .  Creswell Hall - Home of John A. J. Creswell. (Submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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