Inscription. Started 1846 around Frazier's Chapel, an early Methodist Church, the land for which was purchased 1797. First called "Snowhill", the name was changed to Preston 1856, in honor of a prominent Baltimore lawyer. Preston was chartered as a town 1892.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
|1. Preston Marker|
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 42.716′ N, 75° 54.49′ W. Marker is in Preston, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 331) and Maple Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston MD 21655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Site of Frazier’s Chapel (about 500 feet away, in a direct line); The Underground Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); Linchester (approx. 0.9 miles away); Freedom (approx. 1.5 miles away); Choptank (approx. 3.1 miles away); Charles Dickenson (approx. 3.8 miles away); Colonel William Richardson (approx. 6 miles away); My Lady Sewall’s Manor (approx. 7.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Preston.
Also see . . . Preston, Maryland web site. For a town of 566 people this is an excellent website. (Submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 872 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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