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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Treasury Building

Restored 1950

 
 
Old Treasury Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 1, 2020
1. Old Treasury Building Marker
Inscription.  
This is the oldest state building in Maryland. It was used by the commissioners for emitting bills of credit from 1730 to 1779; by the Treasurer of the Western Shore from 1779 to 1851; by the Maryland State Treasurer from 1852 to 1903; and has been used by the Maryland State Department of Education and others since that date.

The restoration of this building has been made possible through the interest of Wm. Preston lane, Jr., Governor of Maryland, 1946-1950; Dr. Morris L. Radoff, State Archivist; John R. Funk, Chief Engineer of Maryland; Henry Powell Hopkins and Laurence Hall Fowler, architects; and the Cogswell Construction Company, builders.

This tablet replaces one presented by the Peggy Stewart Tea Party Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution on Maryland Day, 1930.
 
Erected 1930 by Peggy Stewart Tea Party Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducation
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Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1730.
 
Location. 38° 58.737′ N, 76° 29.409′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Circle and East Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the building, about 25 feet west of State Circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Old Treasury Building (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Old Treasury Building (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Tree (a few steps from this marker); St. Mary's City Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Katharine Hepburn Slept Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornhill & Fleet Streets (within shouting distance of this marker); State Circle & Maryland Ave. (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Brooke Taney, 1777 - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Old Treasury Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 1, 2020
2. Old Treasury Building Marker
Old Treasury Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 1, 2020
3. Old Treasury Building Marker
Old Treasury Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 8, 2008
4. Old Treasury Building
Old Treasury Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pat Filippone, April 15, 2017
5. Old Treasury Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2024. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,344 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on February 23, 2024, by Carolyn Sanders of Plano, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   5. submitted on May 6, 2017, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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