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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newtown Historic District

 
 
Newtown Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Newtown Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Established by ordinance in 1975, Newtown is distinguished by residential reconstruction after the two severe fires in 1860 and 1886. The district contains fine Victorian architecture and a notable example of the Federal period, Poplar Hill Mansion, circa 1800, oldest surviving building in Salisbury.
 
Erected by The Newtown Association, Inc. and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsPolitical Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
 
Location. 38° 22.07′ N, 75° 36.012′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is on N. Division Street, 0.1 miles south of W. Chestnut St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wicomico Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wye Oak Seedling (about 700 feet away); The General Humphreys Cannon (about 700 feet away); Historic Byrd Tavern (about
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700 feet away); St. Peter's Church (about 800 feet away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Wicomico County (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Salisbury Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); F. Leonard Wailes Law Office (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Looking south on N. Division St. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen J Duncan, April 18, 2012
2. Looking south on N. Division St.
Homes in Newtown Historic District image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
3. Homes in Newtown Historic District
Faith Community Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen J Duncan, April 18, 2012
4. Faith Community Church
The property upon which the marker sits.
Looking north on N. Division St. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen J Duncan, April 18, 2012
5. Looking north on N. Division St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,457 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on March 9, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 19, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.   3. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on April 19, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 23, 2023