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

North East

 
 
North East Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. North East Marker
Inscription.  George Talbot of Susquehanna Manor renamed North East River, “The Little Shannon.” The iron forges of the Principio Company were located here. Saint Mary Ann’s Parish Church [is] one of the oldest in Cecil County. Russell, one of the owners of the Principio Company, lived nearby.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 39° 36.009′ N, 75° 56.909′ W. Marker is in North East, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Cecil Avenue (Maryland Route 7) 0.3 miles west of Main Street (Maryland Route 272), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North East MD 21901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In recognition (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary Anne’s Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cecil County Memorial Post (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Marston Hogue, PhD
North East Town Park image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 27, 2007
2. North East Town Park
(approx. 0.8 miles away); The North East Nazarene Camp (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The North East Nazarene Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named The North East Nazarene Camp (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North East.
 
More about this marker. This marker replaces one with identical text erected by the Maryland State Roads Commission in the 1930s.
 
Also see . . .  About North East. North East Maryland Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on January 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
North East Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2012
3. North East Marker
at the east end of the 1922 bridge over North East Creek.
North East River image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 27, 2007
4. North East River
North East Creek image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2012
5. North East Creek
Near the marker, Maryland Route 7 crosses North East Creek (a.k.a The River Shannon).
Northeast Creek Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2012
6. Northeast Creek Bridge
Built -- 1922
State Roads Commission
John N. Mackall Chairman & Chief Engineer
Omar D. Crothers; D.C. Winebrener
L.H. Steuart - Secretary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,301 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on December 15, 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 November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on January 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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