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Port Republic in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veitch’s Cove

 
 
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By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
1. Veitch's Cove Marker
Inscription.  James Veitch, born 1628 in Roxburghshire, Scotland. Settled at Veitch’s Cove, later known as Veitch’s Rest, an original land patent granted by Lord Baltimore in 1649. Sheriff of Calvert County 1653–1657. Died 1685.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1628.
 
Location. 38° 28.26′ N, 76° 32.925′ W. Marker is in Port Republic, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is at the intersection of Broomes Island Road (Maryland Route 264) and Mackall Road (Maryland Route 265), on the left when traveling south on Broomes Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic MD 20676, 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. Christ Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); One-Room School (approx. 1.8 miles away); School #7 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Turning Point (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Garden of Remembrance
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); The St. Leonard Polling House (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Leonard Polling House and Garden of Remembrance (approx. 2.4 miles away); Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Republic.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,468 times since then and 127 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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