Near Columbia in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Adam the First
October 1, 1987 by
the Shipleys of Maryland
Maryland Historical Society
Erected 1987 by Shipleys of Maryland, Maryland Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 12.817′ N, 76° 48.155′ W. Marker is near Columbia, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of Waterloo Road (Maryland Route 108) and Richard Valley Road, on the right when traveling north on Waterloo Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5705 Richards Valley Rd, Columbia MD 21045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Welcome to Rockburn Branch Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Oakland Manor (approx. 2.8 miles away); Trinity on the Pike (approx. 2.9 miles away); Trinity White Oak (approx. 2.9 miles away); Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 3 miles away); James W. Rouse (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
1. Shipley cemetery
I used to live next to the cemetery that was located in the cornfield years ago. My brother discovered it one day while exploring. He did his Eagle Scout project on the cemetery. He had permission to clean it up since it was not properly maintained.
— Submitted August 22, 2017, by Therese A Rose of Ellicot city, Maryland.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,464 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 27, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 2. submitted on May 21, 2020, by J. A. Stewart of Ellicott City, Maryland. 3, 4. submitted on January 26, 2010, by John Miller of Rising Sun, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the marker at its new location (the NE corner of the intersection) • Can you help?