Near Galesville in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Overlooking West River
Cedar Park, Tulip Hill
Erected by Society of Colonial Wars and Maryland Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 50.988′ N, 76° 33.43′ W. Marker is near Galesville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Muddy Creek Road 0.1 miles east of Galesville Road, on the right when traveling east Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West River MD 20778, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Quaker Burying Ground (here, next to this marker); Site of First Quaker Regional Gathering (within shouting distance of this marker); Galesville Armed Forces Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); William Penn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carrie Weedon House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome to Galesville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Native Plants (approx. 0.9 miles away); Where Land Meets Water (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galesville.
Also see . . .
1. Description of Cedar Park from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Description of Tulip Hill from the Maryland Historical Trust. Tulip Hill is a National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
3. Tulip Hill, Colonial gem in Anne Arundel, is on the auction block. 2010 article by Amy Reinink in The Washington Post. “The house has retained almost all of its original features, from the paneling and pine floors downstairs to the marble-faced fireplaces throughout. ‘This house is as original as it comes,’ [Gary] Gestson [of Long & Foster Realty] said. The house also boasts a stone basement and an attic that leads to a widow’s walk overlooking the West River and what [Donna] (Submitted on March 27, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,612 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on June 12, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on October 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 2. submitted on March 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.