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Oraville in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

De La Brooke Manor

Surveyed July 28, 1630

 
 
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By Don Morfe, February 11, 2015
1. De La Brooke Manor Marker
Inscription. Robert Brooke First Lord of the Manor, Born London 1602; died Brooke Place, 1655. Commander of Charles County, 1650. President Provincial Council and acting Governor of Maryland 1652. Council met at "De La Brooke" 1662. Original manor house destroyed 1835.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 26.082′ N, 76° 40.964′ W. Marker is in Oraville, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on New Market Turner Road (SR 6). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville MD 20659, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Three Notch Road" (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camp Stanton (approx. 4.8 miles away); The British are Coming (approx. 5.2 miles away); British Vengeance (approx. 5.3 miles away); Solid Ground (approx. 5.6 miles away); Benedict (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Stanton (approx. 5.6 miles away); Enemy Camp (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitics
 
De La Brooke Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 11, 2015
2. De La Brooke Manor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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