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West Pocomoke in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Court House Hill

 
 
Court House Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
1. Court House Hill Marker
Inscription.  Site of second known court house of Somerset County on March 1, 1694, the court purchased land near Dividing Creek and erected a structure 50 feet by 20 feet, "with gable ends of brick." The court house functioned until 1742.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1869.
 
Location. 38° 6.032′ N, 75° 33.165′ W. Marker is in West Pocomoke, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Dividing Creek Road (Maryland Route 364) and Court House Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Dividing Creek Road. Located 2.3 miles northeast of US 13 (Ocean Highway). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8055 Dividing Creek Road, Pocomoke City MD 21851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Olive Marie Lippoldt (approx. 1.9 miles away); River Trades & Traditions / River Lore & Legend (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mar-Va Theater (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sturgis One Room School
Court House Hill Marker, seen along Dividing Creek Road (Maryland Route 364) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
2. Court House Hill Marker, seen along Dividing Creek Road (Maryland Route 364)
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(approx. 2 miles away); The Shapes of Ships (approx. 2 miles away); Costen House (approx. 2 miles away); Pocomoke City Historic Railroad Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Rehoboth (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Marker at Court House Hill Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
3. Marker at Court House Hill Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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