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


Patented August 25, 1664

Hockley-in-the-Hole Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
1. Hockley-in-the-Hole Marker
Inscription.  To Edward, Joshua, and John Dorsey, sons of Edward Dorsey who settled in Maryland in 1650. The patent was signed by Charles Calvert, then Lieutenant General, and later Third Lord Baltimore. This plantation has been the homestead of the Dorseys for over 300 years.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 38° 59.16′ N, 76° 33.648′ W. Marker was near Parole, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker was at the intersection of Defense Highway (Maryland Route 450) and Nichols Road, on the right when traveling west on Defense Highway. Touch for map. Marker was 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 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Annapolis Water Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); The General’s Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away); Trunk of the Three Mile Oak (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Parole (approx. 1.3 miles away);
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Iglehart (approx. 1.7 miles away); Aris T. Allen, M.D. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Howard's Inheritance (approx. 2.2 miles away); St. John Neumann, C.Ss.R. (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parole.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,508 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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