“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Denton in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Denton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Denton Marker
Originally called "Edenton" for Robert Eden, Maryland's last Colonial Governor.
Caroline County
was named in honor of his wife Caroline Calvert, a sister of Frederick, the last Lord Baltimore.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 38° 52.889′ N, 75° 49.733′ W. Marker is in Denton, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and South 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 604 Fountain Avenue, Denton MD 21629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "29, Let's Go!" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bell from First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Denton Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Two Neighbors * Two Governors * Two States (approx. 0.3 miles away); Caroline Courthouse
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Emancipation's Close Call (approx. 0.4 miles away); On this spot Sept. 5, 1938 stood Franklin Delano Roosevelt (approx. 0.4 miles away); President Roosevelt's Speech (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denton.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,297 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Jun. 3, 2023