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Near Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Nottingham Academy

 
 
West Nottingham Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. West Nottingham Academy Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1744 by by Rev. Sam値 Finley a Presbyterian Minister and a native of Armaugh County, Ireland. He remained in charge of the academy and church until 1761 when he was chosen President of the College of New Jersey, now called “Princeton.”
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 40.215′ N, 76° 4.44′ W. Marker is near Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Cowan Road (Route 276) and Cowan Road, on the right when traveling north on Cowan Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 Cowan Road, Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named West Nottingham Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Tablet is in Commemoration (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richards Oak (approx. 2ス miles away); Cummings Tavern (approx. 2ス miles away); Site of Chapel-of-Ease (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Nottingham Lots
Headmaster's House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Headmaster's House
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 3.1 miles away); Flight 605 (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraEducation
 
Administration Building image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Administration Building
West Nottingham Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
4. West Nottingham Presbyterian Church
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,681 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on July 21, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on July 21, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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