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In April 1861 The Legislature Of Maryland Met Here In Special Session

 
 
In April 1861 The Legislature Of Maryland Met Here In Special Session Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
1. In April 1861 The Legislature Of Maryland Met Here In Special Session Marker
Inscription.  At this assembly a bill regarded as equivalent to an ordinance of secession from the Union was introduced but failed of passage
 
Erected by Kiwanis Club of Frederick.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1861.
 
Location. 39° 24.918′ N, 77° 24.643′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 North Market Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kemp Hall (here, next to this marker); Capital For A Summer (here, next to this marker); The News (a few steps from this marker); Cultures Meet (within shouting distance of this marker); John Thomas Schley (within shouting distance of this marker); Hood College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Congregation in Frederick
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(within shouting distance of this marker); North Market Street (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hood College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A. (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  The General Assembly Moves to Frederick, 1861. (Submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Markers on the side of Kemp Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
2. Markers on the side of Kemp Hall
Kemp Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
3. Kemp Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,357 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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