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Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mitchell House

 
 
Mitchell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 8, 2006
1. Mitchell House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1769 as the home of Dr. Abraham Mitchell, noted physician. During the Revolutionary War he converted the house into a hospital for the use of wounded soldiers of the Continental Army. General Lafayette was a friend of the Mitchell family and visited here.
 
Erected by Historical Society of Cecil County.
 
Location. 39° 36.525′ N, 75° 49.683′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Maryland Route 7) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 East Main Street, Elkton MD 21921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elkton, Wedding Capital of the East (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Elkton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fighting Back (about 600 feet away); War in the Chesapeake (about 600 feet away); "O! say can you see..." (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mitchell House, National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on March 2, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Mitchell Family of Cecil County, Maryland
The Mitchell House image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 8, 2006
2. The Mitchell House
. (Submitted on March 2, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 2,182 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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