Near Preston in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel William Richardson
Born 1735, died 1825
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Military • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
Location. 38° 47.611′ N, 75° 52.167′ W. Marker is near Preston, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Harmony Road (Maryland Route 16) and Wilkins Branch Road, on the left when traveling north on Harmony Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston MD 21655, 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. “Sailing Away to Freedom” (approx. 1.8 miles away); William RichardsonCharles Dickenson (approx. 2.2 miles away); Webb Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Food Sources of Enslaved Afro-Marylanders (approx. 3.3 miles away); William Still: "Father of the Underground Railroad" (approx. 3.3 miles away); Peter Still: The Kidnapped and the Ransomed (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sydney Still: "Sydney's Choice" (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
Also see . . . Flying Camp Battalion. Article by John Allen Miller (Submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,743 times since then and 127 times this year. Last updated on September 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on September 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.