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

Matthew Tilghman

1718–1790

 
 
Matthew Tilghman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Matthew Tilghman Marker
Inscription.  Here lived the planter and patriot called “Father of the Revolution in Maryland” Speaker, Maryland Assembly, 1773–1774, President, Maryland Conventions and Chairman of Council of Safety, 1774–1776. Having headed each Maryland Delegation to Continental Congress, 1774–1776, he returned to Annapolis to preside over State Convention that wrote Maryland’s First Constitution.
 
Erected by St. Michaels Bicentennial Commission and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 38° 50.397′ N, 76° 16.545′ W. Marker is in Claiborne, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Rich Neck Road, 0.3 miles Maryland Route 451, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claiborne MD 21624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Second Defense of St. Michaels (approx. 3 miles away);
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Frederick Douglass (approx. 4.6 miles away); Katie G., Deadrise Workboat (approx. 4.6 miles away); Tools of the Oystermen (approx. 4.6 miles away); What is a waterman? (approx. 4.6 miles away); Pot Pie Skiff (approx. 4.6 miles away); Martha (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old Point (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Matthew Tilghman. Entry from Wikpedia. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Lane leading to house. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. Lane leading to house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,499 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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