Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Byrd Tavern
Erected by Samuel Chase Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 38° 21.949′ N, 75° 36.028′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is at the intersection of Division Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Division Street. Marker is on the grounds of the courthouse fronting Division Street, about 100 feet north of its intersection with Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wye Oak Seedling (a few steps from this marker); The General Humphreys Cannon (a few steps from this marker); The Great Salisbury Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); F. Leonard Wailes Law OfficeSt. Peter's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wicomico Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Newtown Historic District (about 700 feet away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Also see . . . Salisbury’s Slave Pens. Linda Duyer, December 2, 2013, Delmarva African American History. Discusses the Byrd Tavern's role as a slave pen in antebellum Salisbury. (Submitted on February 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,634 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 2. submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.