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St. Mary's City in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Upon This Shore

 
 
Upon This Shore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 11, 2015
1. Upon This Shore Marker
Inscription.  
On Saturday, June 23, 1984
The Honorable Harry Hughes,
Governor of Maryland
and
His Royal Highness,
Edward, Duke of Kent
dedicated this place, site of our State's first Settlement and first Capital to the memory of the first colonists who came here from England in 1634. To those courageous Marylanders their successors dedicate this resurrected St. Mary's City and pledge all Marylanders to its preservation and veneration.

This plaque was donated to the State's 350th anniversary celebrations by the Maryland Heritage Committee, General Orwin C. Talbott, Chairman, and accepted on the 23rd of June 1985, by the Honorable John Hanson Briscoe, Chairman of the St. Mary's City commission.
 
Erected 1985 by Maryland Heritage Committee.
 
Location. 38° 11.149′ N, 76° 26.071′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker can be reached from Old State House Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys City MD 20686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Upon This Shore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 11, 2015
2. Upon This Shore Marker
. "have Their houses near the Watters" (within shouting distance of this marker); In 1648 Margaret Brent Asks for “Vote...And Voyce” (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Maryland Dove (within shouting distance of this marker); Mathias de Sousa (within shouting distance of this marker); Taking Sail, Taking Chances (within shouting distance of this marker); Out the Door (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); Watery Highways (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's City.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Upon This Shore Marker - Iron Stone Base image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 11, 2015
3. Upon This Shore Marker - Iron Stone Base
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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