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Near Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Governor William Grason

 
 
Governor William Grason Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 8, 2010
1. Governor William Grason Marker
Inscription.  Born near this site in 1788. Took office January 1, 1839. As the first popularly elected Governor of Maryland. Remembered as an advocate of financial reform in government. Village of Grasonville named in his honor. He died near here on July 2, 1868.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 38° 57.412′ N, 76° 9.86′ W. Marker is near Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on Governors Way North 0.1 miles east of Governors Way, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located in the front yard of a private residence. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Slippery Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lure of Freedom (approx. 1.1 miles away); British Command (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Battle Enjoined! (approx. 1.1 miles away); Protecting the Homefront
Wide view of the Governor William Grason Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the Governor William Grason Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Road to Battle (approx. 1.4 miles away); “Lord’s Gift” (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Stagwell (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenstown.
 
Also see . . .  National Governors Association - Maryland Governor William Grason. (Submitted on August 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
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Apr. 4, 2020