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

Shipley’s Choice

Shipley's Choice Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
1. Shipley's Choice Marker
Inscription. Adam Shipley, came to Anne Arundel County in 1668.

On March 30, 1681, 200 acres were surveyed and patented in his name. This tract was the earliest patented in the Shipley name. Marker was dedicated during the development of the subdivision named in his honor.
Erected by Shipley's Choice Community Association, Inc., and Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 5.681′ N, 76° 37.247′ W. Marker is in Millersville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Benfield Boulevard 0.1 miles east of Veterans Highway, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millersville MD 21108, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor William Stone (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Shipley’s Choice (approx. 0.9 miles away); Widow Ramsey’s Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Shipley's Choice (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kinder Farmhouse Project (approx. 2 miles away); Tobacco Barn (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Severn Crossroads Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Old Stage-Coach Road (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Millersville.
More about this marker. Two similar Shipley’s Choice markers (but with slightly different text) are located on Veterans Highway about 1 mile south of Benfield Boulevard.
Categories. Colonial Era
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,192 times since then and 232 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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