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Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Retreat

 
 
The Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Dean Meyer, March 18, 2007
1. The Retreat Marker
Inscription.  
Daniel St. Thomas Jenifer’s home.
First President of the Maryland
Senate 1777-81. Close friend of
George Washington
who visited here June 3rd, 1763.

 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1712.
 
Location. 38° 30.479′ N, 77° 2.685′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Port Tobacco Road (Maryland Route 6) and Poorhouse Road, on the right when traveling west on Port Tobacco Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Tobacco MD 20677, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer (approx. half a mile away); Port Tobacco (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Port Tobacco Jail (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rose Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rose Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Port Tobacco: Commerce (approx. 1.4 miles away); Port Tobacco: Conspiracy & the Plot to Assassinate President Lincoln
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Port Tobacco (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Regarding The Retreat. The road to what was once The Retreat is marked private.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Retreat, Maryland's National Register Properties. (Submitted on January 21, 2019.)
2. The Retreat, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on January 21, 2019.)
 
Wide view of The Retreat marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Dean Meyer, March 18, 2007
2. Wide view of The Retreat marker
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
3. The Retreat
The Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, November 10, 2018
4. The Retreat Marker
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
5. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
6. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
7. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
8. The Retreat
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Signer of the U.S. Constitution image. Click for full size.
New York Public Library Digital Collection, 1885
9. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Signer of the U.S. Constitution
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 3,017 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   3. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on January 21, 2019.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   9. submitted on January 14, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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