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Pocomoke City in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia

 
 
Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Marker
Inscription. State line located approximately 100 yards south of this point. In 1668 surveyors marked large Oak trees to indicate the boundry. These came to be called "Marriage Trees" as couples traveled from Virginia to wed under more lenient Maryland laws. Boundry stones were set after 1883 survey.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 0.289′ N, 75° 32.61′ W. Marker is in Pocomoke City, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (U.S. 13), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Maryland Visitor's Center. Marker is in this post office area: Pocomoke City MD 21851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cultural Treasures (here, next to this marker); Beach to Bay Indian Trail (here, next to this marker); Wicomico Treasures (a few steps from this marker); Maryland's Eastern Shore (a few steps from this marker); Mark O. Pilchard (within shouting distance of this marker); Costen House (approx. 5 miles away); Sturgis One Room School (approx. 5.1 miles away); NASA Wallops Flight Facility (approx. 6.5 miles away in Virginia). Click for a list of all markers in Pocomoke City.
 
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Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Marker at the Maryland Visitor Center parking lot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Marker at the Maryland Visitor Center parking lot
Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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