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

Susquehanna Manor

(New Connaught Manor)

 
 
Susquehanna Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. Susquehanna Manor Marker
Inscription.  
32,000 acres
granted to George Talbot
with Right of Court Baron and Court Leet
June 11, 1680



 
Erected 1987 by National Society of Descendants of Lords of the Maryland Manors.
 
Location. Marker has been reported damaged. 39° 34.248′ N, 75° 58.41′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Conestoga Street and Water Street, on the right on Conestoga Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MD 21914, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Capt. Michael Rudulph (a few steps from this marker); Shrewd Decision (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Charlestown Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlestown (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mary Anne’s Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); North East (approx. 2½ miles away); Striking a Blow (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlestown.
 
More about this marker. I wouldn't say the marker is damaged, but it was not standing on its base when I observed it on January 9, 2020. The marker was resting against the base with its (the marker's) top resting on the ground next to the base.
 
Categories.
Barnes Inheritance image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 16, 2007
2. Barnes Inheritance
This dwelling was built on a part of Susquehanna Manor. The home was built between 1793 and 1800. The property is now occupied as the clubhouse for the Principio Furnace Golf Club.
Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,084 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on January 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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