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Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fausley

 
 
Fausley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Fausley Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of Lieutenant Colonel Tench Tilghman, Christmas day 1744. Aide-de-Camp to General George Washington, 1776–1783, and a participant in every major campaign of the main army in the American Revolution. He was entrusted to carry the official terms of the surrender at Yorktown to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Died, Baltimore, April 18, 1786. Buried, Oxford Cemetery.
 
Erected by Talbot County Council Society of the Cincinnatti of Maryland, Historical Society of Talbot County, Inc. & Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 38° 47.838′ N, 76° 5.115′ W. Marker is in Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of Villa Road and Goldsborough Neck Road, on the left on Villa Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton MD 21601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The “Mannour of Ratcliffe” (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Penn (approx. 1˝ miles away); Frederick Douglass
Stone below the marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. Stone below the marker
Fausley, the birthplace of Lt. Col. Tench Tilghman Aide-de-Camp to General Washington, Born Dec. 25, 1744, died Apr. 18, 1786
(approx. 1˝ miles away); Talbot County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birthplace of Tench Francis, Jr. (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Talbot Resolves (approx. 1.6 miles away); To the Talbot Boys (approx. 1.6 miles away); Vietnam War (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .  Tench Tilghman. Wikpedia link. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Gravestone of Col. Tench Tilghman image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Gravestone of Col. Tench Tilghman
Grave is in the Oxford Cemetery. His remains brought from Old St. Paul's Baltimore, were reinterred here November 30, 1971.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,472 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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