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Entrance to St. John's Museum

 
 
Entrance to St. John's Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 5, 2019
1. Entrance to St. John's Museum Marker
Inscription.  In the late 1650s, Simon Overzee built an unheated storage building in this location. Charles Calvert added a wattle and daub chimney around 1662, and housed or "quartered" guests and servants here. The quarter stood for another 30 years. This modern building follows the shape and general size of the original.

Begin your St. John's visit here.
 
Erected by Historic St. Mary's City.
 
Location. 38° 11.391′ N, 76° 25.737′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker can be reached from Margeret Brent Way 0.1 miles west of Mathias De Sousa Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 47645 Margeret Brent Way, Saint Marys City MD 20686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Exploring St. John's (here, next to this marker); Snapshots of St. John's (here, next to this marker); Relax Awhile! (here, next to this marker); St. John's and the Wider World (here, next to this marker); The Quarter Building (a
Entrance to St. John's Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 5, 2019
2. Entrance to St. John's Museum Marker
few steps from this marker); Welcome to St. John's (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's College of Maryland (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named St. Mary's College of Maryland (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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