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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pemberton Hall

 
 
Pemberton Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Pemberton Hall Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1741 by Col. Isaac Handy, planter, lawyer, founder of Salisbury and officer of the local militia during the Revolution. He had operated a lumber business at Handy's Landing at the head of the Wicomico River where in 1732, Salisbury Town was established.
 
Erected by Maryland Bicentennial Commission & Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1741.
 
Location. 38° 21.179′ N, 75° 38.799′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is at the intersection of Pemberton Drive and Pemberton Historic Park Road, on the right when traveling west on Pemberton Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Pemberton Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); The "Peculiar Institution" at Pemberton Plantation (approx. 0.4
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miles away); A Show of Wealth (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welcome to Pemberton Historical Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); An Apple a Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); Plantation Barnyard (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Drop to Drink (approx. half a mile away); Nature's Pasture (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .  Pemberton Park web site. (Submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Pemberton Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Pemberton Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,489 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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