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Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Bell

 
 
This Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. This Bell Marker
Inscription.  This bell originally hung in a monastery in Mexico. Brought to America during the Mexican War, 1846. Served as fire alarm in Cambridge until 1883.
 
Erected 1940 by Dorset Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Historic Bells series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 38° 34.344′ N, 76° 4.551′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Court Lane, on the right when traveling north on High Street. Marker is on the grounds of the Dorchester County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriot John Brohawn (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Lt. John Stewart McNamara (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Richard Pattison
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Governor John Henry (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Nathan Griffin (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Maj. Francis Turpin (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Statesman Henry Steele (within shouting distance of this marker); High Street District & Bayly House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
This Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. This Bell
On the lawn of the Dorchester County Courthouse.
The Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
3. The Bell
Bell Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
4. Bell Inscription
Fait Par Jean Bazin A Nantes 1779
Detail of Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
5. Detail of Bell
JNRI
(Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum)
Jesus King of the Jews
Detail of Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
6. Detail of Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,885 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on February 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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