Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Rock Hall in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Hall

 
 
Rock Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Rock Hall Marker
Inscription. Formerly known as Rock Hall Cross Roads. Main Street is part of first road cut in Kent County in 1675. George Washington passed here eight known times. Tench Tilghman used this route from Yorktown to Philadelphia in October 1781.
 
Erected 1932 by Citizens of Rock Hall.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 8.187′ N, 76° 14.096′ W. Marker is in Rock Hall, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Sharp Street and Main Street (Maryland Route 445), on the right when traveling east on Sharp Street. Click for map. Marker is parallel to the road on Sharp Street near the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Hall MD 21661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Lambert Wickes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stanley B. Vansant Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rock Hall Landing (approx. half a mile away); Bounty Below (approx. 0.7 miles away); Right Place, Right Time (approx. 0.7 miles away); Attracted By Bounty
Shop at Main & Sharp image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Shop at Main & Sharp
(approx. 0.7 miles away); A Diversion (approx. one mile away); Martin Wagner (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rock Hall.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesNotable PersonsRoads & Vehicles
 
Rock Hall United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. Rock Hall United Methodist Church
Marker is on the sidewalk on the right side of the church.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,425 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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.
Paid Advertisement