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

Mason-Dixon Stone

 
 
Mason-Dixon Stone Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
1. Mason-Dixon Stone Marker
Inscription. This stone was one of many brought to America about 1767 to mark the boundary between Maryland and Delaware, then part of Pennsylvania. This one, never used, later was found and kept safe. In 2005 it was donated to Westside Historical Society by Mr. and Mrs. Simpson Dunahoo for all to appreciate. (Setting of the stone was donated by S. J. Disharoon of Salisbury Monument Company.)
 
Erected by Westside Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 27.683′ N, 75° 45.125′ W. Marker is in Mardela Springs, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from Main Street 0.1 miles west of Ocean Gateway (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is about 200 feet from Main Street on the grounds of the Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Mardela Springs MD 21837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Native Americans (here, next to this marker); Young's Purchase Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trans-Peninsular Line Midpoint Marker (approx. 3.2 miles away); San Domingo School (approx. 3.6 miles away); San Domingo School Community & Cultural Center (approx. 3.8 miles away); Discover: Vienna (approx. 4.1 miles away); Discover: The Nanticoke (approx. 4.1 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mardela Springs.
 
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Mason-Dixon Stone Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
2. Mason-Dixon Stone
What would have been the Maryland side of marker.
Mason-Dixon Stone Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
3. Mason-Dixon Stone
What would have been the Pennsylvania (Delaware) side of marker.
 

 
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