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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Green Hill Town and Port

 
 
Green Hill Town and Port Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 28, 2008
1. Green Hill Town and Port Marker
Inscription. Authorized by act of Assembly 1706 (one of 6 ports) "where vessels shall unlade Negroes wares merchandizes and commodities" 100 acres to be laid out in lots with open spaces left for church, market place, and public buildings. Present church built in 1733.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 22.167′ N, 75° 36.867′ W. Marker was in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker was at the intersection of Salisbury Parkway (Business U.S. 50) and Naticoke Road (Maryland Route 349), on the right when traveling east on Salisbury Parkway. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Rockawalkin School circa 1872 (approx. half a mile away); St. Peter's Church (approx. mile away); Newtown Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Byrd Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wye Oak Seedling (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Great Salisbury Fire (approx. 0.8 miles away); The General Humphreys Cannon (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Additional keywords.
Green Hill Town and Port Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
2. Green Hill Town and Port Marker
Marker was not on its post in 2007, but has since returned as of November 2008 as seen in first photo.
slavery; slave trade.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Green Hill Town and Port Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 21, 2009
3. Green Hill Town and Port Marker
Nanticoke Road at Business U.S.50.
Old Green Hill Church image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
4. Old Green Hill Church
Green Hill Church is about 12 miles southwest of the missing marker, and the subject of its own historical marker: "Old Green Hill Church".
Welcome to Salisbury image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 28, 2008
5. Welcome to Salisbury
This chamber of commerce sign sits just a few yards north of the historical marker when entering Salisbury from the west on Business U.S. 50.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,105 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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