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Near Burkittsville in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forest of Needwood

Estate of Governor Thomas Sim Lee

 

— 1745-1819 —

 
Forest of Needwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2012
1. Forest of Needwood Marker
Inscription.  Member Maryland Convention 1775
Signer Association of Freemen
Governor of Maryland 1779-82, 1792-4
Delegate Continental Congress 1783-4
Member state convention which ratified the Constitution 1788.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 22.029′ N, 77° 38.203′ W. Marker is near Burkittsville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Burkittsville Road (State Highway 17) and Lees Lane, on the right when traveling south on Burkittsville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burkittsville MD 21718, 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. Brownsville-Burkittsville Pass (approx. 1.6 miles away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Maryland Heights (approx. 1.8 miles away); Burkittsville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cobbled Stagecoach Stop
Forest of Needwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2012
2. Forest of Needwood Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Confederate Forces (approx. 2.1 miles away); Burkittsville: Henry Burkitt’s Town (approx. 2.4 miles away); Chew’s Ashby Artillery (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burkittsville.
 
Needwood Farms image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2012
3. Needwood Farms
Nearby farm carries on the name.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 152 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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