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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The General Humphreys Cannon

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
1. The General Humphreys Cannon Marker
Inscription.  
Gift to the Wicomico Historical Society by
Mary Elizabeth Humphreys, Granddaughter of
General Humphrey Humphreys
Restored by
Liebman–Berger Memorial Post No. 707
Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.
Dedicated May 7, 1977

 
Erected 1977 by The Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 38° 21.951′ N, 75° 36.019′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Memorial is on North Division Street when traveling north. In the Courthouse Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Division Street, Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wye Oak Seedling (a few steps from this marker); Historic Byrd Tavern (a few steps from this marker); The Great Salisbury Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); F. Leonard Wailes Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Church (about 400 feet away,
The General Humphreys Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
2. The General Humphreys Cannon Marker
measured in a direct line); Wicomico Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Newtown Historic District (about 700 feet away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Regarding The General Humphreys Cannon. The Maryland Military Monuments Inventory lists this cannon as commemorating the War of 1812.
 
The General Humphreys Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
3. The General Humphreys Cannon Marker
The General Humphreys Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
4. The General Humphreys Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 682 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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