Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Patriot Lt. John Stewart McNamara
John Stewart McNamara died July 8, 1823 age 68 years. He was married to Lavina Lake.
He was a lieutenant in the Revolutionary War. Lt. McNamara's remains were moved from the family graveyard in the Lakes District through the efforts of Dr. Guy Steele and Mr. Duncan Noble.
His interesting inscription reads:
"All of you that pass by pray think on me.
Think that I was once in the world like thee but now lie mouldering in the dust in hope to rise among the just."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 8, 1823.
Location. 38° 34.341′ N, 76° 4.571′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker can be reached from High Street north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 High St, Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriot John Brohawn (here, next to this marker); Patriot Richard Pattison Governor John Henry (here, next to this marker); Patriot Nathan Griffin (a few steps from this marker); Patriot Maj. Francis Turpin (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Statesman Henry Steele (a few steps from this marker); Patriot Col. Robert Harrison (a few steps from this marker); Gov. Charles Goldsborough (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.