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Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Widehall

 
 
Widehall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
1. Widehall Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
Thomas Smyth, Sr. 1730-1819
Member of the
Maryland Council of Safety 1775-1776,
Commissary of Troops Kent County 1777.
His shipyard built the Maryland Navy
Galley "Chester", launched 1777.

 
Erected 2006 by Old Kent Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 12.446′ N, 76° 3.827′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of North Water Street and High Street, on the left when traveling south on North Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 High Street, Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chestertown Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestertown Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Port of Entry
Widehall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
2. Widehall Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolution on the River (about 300 feet away); Worrell’s Tavern (about 600 feet away); Charles Sumner Post, G.A.R. (about 700 feet away); John Leeds Barroll (about 700 feet away); Common Cause (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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