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Crisfield in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

J. Millard Tawes

1894-1979

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
1. J. Millard Tawes Marker
Inscription. Born in Crisfield. Served Maryland for 37 years. Governor, 1959-1967; Comptroller of the Treasury, 1939-1947 and 1950-1959; First Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, 1969-1971; Treasurer of Maryland, 1973-1975. Oversaw expansion of the University System of Maryland and brought educational television to the state. Doubled the State Park System. Established programs in support of economic development, agriculture, industry, and environmental matters.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 37° 59.021′ N, 75° 51.264′ W. Marker is in Crisfield, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is on Maryland Avenue (MD 413). Click for map. The marker is located in Crisfield Municipal Park. Marker is in this post office area: Crisfield MD 21817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crisfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy' (approx. half a mile away); The Evolving Crisfield Harbor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Commerce on the Water (approx. 0.7 miles away); The J. Millard Tawes Homeplace
J. Millard Tawes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
2. J. Millard Tawes Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Make Peace (approx. 1.4 miles away); Searching for Water (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ye Old St. Peters Methodist Church-Founded 1782 (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crisfield.
 
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J. Millard Tawes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
3. J. Millard Tawes Marker
J. Millard Tawes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
4. J. Millard Tawes Marker
 
 
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