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

The Robert Morris Inn

Circa 1710

 
 
The Robert Morris Inn circa 1710 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. The Robert Morris Inn circa 1710 Marker
Inscription.  Robert Morris, Sr. and Robert Morris, Jr., a Revolutionary War financier, lived in the original section. The building served as town hall, convalscent home for World War I veterans and general store. Since the late 1940’s it has been operated as an inn.
 
Erected 2003 by John Waller Chapter (Maryland) National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 41.567′ N, 76° 10.461′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of North Morris Street (Maryland Route 333) and East Strand Road, on the right on North Morris Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 North Morris Street, Oxford MD 21654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Tree Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Oxford - Bellevue Ferry (a few steps from this marker); Oxford Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Remembering Ancestors: The Middle Passage in Oxford, Maryland
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); 1900-1950: Holding On (approx. ¼ mile away); 1870-1900: Oxford Booms Again (approx. ¼ mile away); 1952-Present: Oxford Rises Again (approx. ¼ mile away); 1668-1710: Oxford's Beginnings (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Morris (financier). Wikpedia entry. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. History of the Robert Morris Inn 1710. (Submitted on November 1, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
The Robert Morris Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. The Robert Morris Inn
James Michener frequently ate here while writing Chesapeake.
Photo of Painting on wall inside The Robert Morris Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Photo of Painting on wall inside The Robert Morris Inn
“Birth of the National Flag.” Robert Morris was a close friend of Betsy Ross and her husband.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 28 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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