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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
East New Market in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Friendship Hall

(Circa 1740)

Friendship Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. Friendship Hall Marker
Inscription.  Fine 2½ story brick house with pilasters on front and two oval windows in pediment of west gable. Home of Sulivane family, 17th century settlers here, three generations of whom served in Maryland General Assembly: James Sulivane, Commissary Officer in Revolutionary War who, with Thomas Logan, organized “New Market Blues,” Dr. Daniel Sulivane, elected to House of Delegates 1824, and Colonel Clement Sulivane, lawyer and Confederate veteran. Restoration begun 1972 by Dr. M. Fred Tidwell and Joseph B. Gavlick.
Erected by East New Market Heritage Foundation, Maryland Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
Location. 38° 35.918′ N, 75° 55.453′ W. Marker is in East New Market, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue (Maryland Route 14) 0.1 miles east of Main Street (Maryland Route 16), on the right when traveling
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east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East New Market MD 21631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Friendship Trail (a few steps from this marker); East New Market (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Faith Community UMC Church (approx. half a mile away); My Lady Sewall’s Manor (approx. 1.7 miles away); Choptank Landing (approx. 5.9 miles away); Escape from Poplar Neck (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Maryland Lot (approx. 5.9 miles away); Choptank (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East New Market.
Also see . . .  Friendship Hall. Maryland Historical Trust website entry (Submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.) 
Additional commentary.
1. One correction to marker
The marker is mostly accurate with one correction. The Sulivane family did not settle here in the 17th century. Daniel Sulivane settled here between 1731 to 1737.
    — Submitted December 6, 2007, by Frank Collins of East New Market, Maryland.
Friendship Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. Friendship Hall
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Sep. 30, 2023