“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Calvert Village

Calvert Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Calvert Village Marker
Inscription.  40-acre grant from William Penn in 1701 on which present East Nottingham Friends Meeting House built, 1724, with stone addition completed in 1752. Used as American army hospital in 1778. Cross Keys Tavern, built in 1744, was mid-way on Old Baltimore-Philadelphia Pike. Village known as “East Nottingham,” “Brick Meeting House” and “The Brick” before post office adopted present name in 1878. Lafayette’s Army camped in woods here April 12, 1781. White oak at old crossroads ring-dated by Maryland Forest Service to c. 1661.
Erected by Calvert Heritage Association and Maryland Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list.
Location. 39° 42.167′ N, 75° 58.869′ W. Marker is in Calvert, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Telegraph
Brick Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Brick Meeting House
See Brick Meeting House marker (Rising Sun, Cecil County, MD)
Road (Maryland Route 273) and Rosebank Road, on the right when traveling east on Telegraph Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rising Sun MD 21911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brick Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Nottingham Lots (approx. 3 miles away); Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge (approx. 4 miles away); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Parker Kidnapping & Rescue (approx. 5.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); West Nottingham Academy (approx. 5.4 miles away); Hopewell Bell Tower (approx. 5.4 miles away in Pennsylvania).
More about this marker.
should read 400-acre grant.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,092 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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