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

Rehoboth

("There is Room")

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Rehoboth Marker
Inscription.
← 5 miles
1000 acres surveyed 1665 for
Col. William Stevens,
member of Governor's Council,
through whose influence
Francis Makemie
came to Maryland and established
Presbyterianism in the State. On this
same tract stood the Episcopal
Church of Coventry Parish.

 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 5.237′ N, 75° 36.433′ W. Marker is in Pocomoke City, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of US 13 and MD 667, on the right on US 13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocomoke City MD 21851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sturgis One Room School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Costen House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Court House Hill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Rehoboth Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Coventry Parish Church (approx. 4 miles away); First Site of Washington Academy (approx. 6 miles away); Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia (approx. 6.7 miles away); Cultural Treasures (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocomoke City.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraNotable Persons
 
Grave of Col. William Stevens image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Grave of Col. William Stevens
Rehoboth Presbyterian Cemetery, Somerset County, MD Here lyeth the body of William Stevens, Esq. who departed this life the 23 of December 1687 Age 57 years. He was 22 years Judge of this County Court, one of His Lordships Council, and one of ye Deputy Lieutenants of this Province of Maryland. VIVII POST FVNERA VIRIVS Recut 1886
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,501 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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