Near Carmichael in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Patented to Col. Philemon Lloyd as “Lloyd’s Insula” 1682, a combination of four earlier patents. Henrietta Maria Lloyd married Samuel Chew and their daughters married William Paca 3rd Governor of Maryland and John Beale Bordley, who inherited the island half to each from Philemon Lloyd Chew in 1770.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 54.898′ N, 76° 7.467′ W. Marker is near Carmichael, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Carmichael Road and Wye Island Road, on the left on Carmichael Road. Click for map. Marker is south of Wye Plantation marker. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Wye Plantation” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Cheston on Wye” (approx. 1.2 miles away); Governor Robert Wright (approx. 1.5 miles away); Stagwell (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of Stagwell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Wye Episcopal Church Wye Oak House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Wye Oak * National Champion White Oak (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carmichael.
Also see . . .
1. Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Indian Commissioner Col. Philemon Lloyd, 1646-1685. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Secretary of the Province of Maryland Philemon Lloyd, 1672-1732. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
4. Short Biography of William Paca. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
5. John Beale Bordley, Agriculturist. An article by William H. Wroten, Jr. (History Professor, Salisbury State Teachers College) published in the Salisbury Times on May 22, 1958. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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