Centreville in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Early plantation house with original paneling.
Listed as an “old dwelling” in a 1744 resurvey of “Smith’s Forrest,” patented 1681.
Moved 1964 by the Queen Anne’s County Historical Society to present site, part of “Chesterfield”, upon which the Town of Centre-ville was founded.
Erected by Queen Anne’s County Garden Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1744.
Location. 39° 2.633′ N, 76° 3.933′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on Maryland Route 213 south of Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centreville MD 21617, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Harper, Sr. Houses (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Wright's Chance (a few steps from this marker); Centrally Located (within shouting distance of this marker); Tucker House (within shouting Centreville National Bank of Maryland (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Brass Pin (about 300 feet away); Queen Anne's County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Site of Goldsborough House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centreville.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.