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Centreville in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Brass Pin

 
 
The Brass Pin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
1. The Brass Pin Marker
Inscription.  The brass pin in the adjoining sidewalk marks the former location of the stone known as "P.G. No. 1", recognized since 1791 as the beginning point of the "Public Ground" now occupied by the Court House and the reference point for all of the original lots in the town of "Centre Ville".
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 2.679′ N, 76° 3.907′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on North Commerce Street (Maryland Route 213), on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the corner of Lawyer's Row and North Commerce Street, on the northeast wall of the Centreville National Bank. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 North Commerce Street, Centreville MD 21617, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centreville National Bank of Maryland (here, next to this marker); Queen Anne's County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Honor • Valor • WWI • WWII • Korea • Vietnam (within shouting distance of this marker); Command Central (within
The Brass Pin Marker and the Brass Pin itself image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
2. The Brass Pin Marker and the Brass Pin itself
shouting distance of this marker); The Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Queen Anne’s County (within shouting distance of this marker); Short History of Centreville (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Queen Anne's County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centreville.
 
The Brass Pin image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
3. The Brass Pin
The Centreville National Bank image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
4. The Centreville National Bank
In 1876... image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
5. In 1876...
In 1876 The Centreville National Bank of Maryland (predecessor to CNB) was established, and in 1904 constructed this building, its headquarters to replace the one nearby that was destroyed by fire.
Centreville National Bank image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
6. Centreville National Bank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 1, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 28, 2020