“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
East New Market in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Friendship Hall

(Circa 1740)

Friendship Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. Friendship Hall Marker
Inscription. Fine 2½ story brick house with pilasters on front and two oval windows in pediment of west gable. Home of Sulivane family, 17th century settlers here, three generations of whom served in Maryland General Assembly: James Sulivane, Commissary Officer in Revolutionary War who, with Thomas Logan, organized “New Market Blues,” Dr. Daniel Sulivane, elected to House of Delegates 1824, and Colonel Clement Sulivane, lawyer and Confederate veteran. Restoration begun 1972 by Dr. M. Fred Tidwell and Joseph B. Gavlick.
Erected by East New Market Heritage Foundation, Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 38° 35.918′ N, 75° 55.453′ W. Marker is in East New Market, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue (Maryland Route 14) 0.1 miles east of Main Street (Maryland Route 16), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: East New Market MD 21631, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East New Market (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Faith Community UMC Church-Living a Double Life (approx. half a mile away); My Lady Sewall’s Manor
Friendship Hall image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. Friendship Hall
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Choptank Landing-Escape from Poplar Neck (approx. 5.9 miles away); Escape from Poplar Neck (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Maryland Lot (approx. 5.9 miles away); Choptank (approx. 6 miles away); Freedom (approx. 6.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in East New Market.
Also see . . .  Maryland Historical Trust webpage on Friendship Hall. (Submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.)
Additional comments.
1. One correction to marker
The marker is mostly accurate with one correction. The Sulivane family did not settle here in the 17th century. Daniel Sulivane settled here between 1731 to 1737.
    — Submitted December 6, 2007, by Frank Collins of East New Market, Maryland.

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