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Perryville in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Susquehanna Manor

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 4, 2019
1. Susquehanna Manor Marker
Inscription.  Known also as New Connaught Manor, or New Ireland, this manor of 32,000 acres was one of the largest in Maryland. It was granted 1680, to George Talbot (a cousin of Charles Calvert, Third Lord of Baltimore) of Castle Rooney, Ireland, in return for his promise to bring 640 colonists of Irish and British descent to Maryland.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 34.038′ N, 76° 3.36′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Principio Furnace Road (Maryland Route 7). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville MD 21903, 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. The Perryville Mule School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Revered Son (approx. 1.3 miles away); Perryville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rodgers Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); Striking a Blow (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Principio Company
Susquehanna Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 4, 2019
2. Susquehanna Manor Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Post Road - Lower Susquehanna Ferry - Rodgers' Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brookland (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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