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Oxford in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Robert Morris Inn

Circa 1710

 
 
The Robert Morris Inn circa 1710 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. The Robert Morris Inn circa 1710 Marker
Inscription. Robert Morris, Sr. and Robert Morris, Jr., a Revolutionary War financier, lived in the original section. The building served as town hall, convalscent home for World War I veterans and general store. Since the late 1940ís it has been operated as an inn.
 
Erected 2003 by John Waller Chapter (Maryland) National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 38° 41.567′ N, 76° 10.461′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of North Morris Street (Maryland Route 333) and East Strand Road, on the right on North Morris Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 North Morris Street, Oxford MD 21654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oxford - Bellevue Ferry (a few steps from this marker); Oxford Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Col. Tench Tilghman (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grave of General Perry Benson (approx. 4.1 miles away but has been reported missing); “The Wilderness”
The Robert Morris Inn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. The Robert Morris Inn
James Michener frequently ate here while writing Chesapeake.
(approx. 4.1 miles away); “Canterbury Mannor” (approx. 4.3 miles away); “Hole-in-the-Wall” (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Morris (financier). Wikpedia entry. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. History of the Robert Morris Inn 1710. (Submitted on November 1, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Photo of Painting on wall inside The Robert Morris Inn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Photo of Painting on wall inside The Robert Morris Inn
“Birth of the National Flag.” Robert Morris was a close friend of Betsy Ross and her husband.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then. 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.
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