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

Leonard Calvert

1610–1647

 
 
Leonard Calvert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
1. Leonard Calvert Marker
Inscription.  Lord of St. Michael’s, Trinity, and St. Gabriel’s Manors with Court Leet and Court Baron. First governor of Maryland 1634–1647.
 
Erected 1970 by the National Society of the Descendants of the Lords of the Maryland Manors.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Maryland, Saint Mary's City series list.
 
Location. 38° 11.16′ N, 76° 25.93′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is at the intersection of Point Lookout Road (Maryland Route 5) and Old State House Road, on the right when traveling south on Point Lookout 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 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary's City (here, next to this marker); Maryland's First Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); Margaret Brent Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brewing and Baking (about 500 feet away); ...and Coffee House
Leonard Calvert Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 31, 2007
2. Leonard Calvert Marker
(about 500 feet away); All Things Fit for a Capital (about 500 feet away); ...about the Corner of Vansweeringens Garden fence (about 500 feet away); Keep It Clean (about 500 feet away); …Adjourn to the Arbour at Vansweringens (about 600 feet away); The Van Sweringen Site (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Leonard Calvert (ca. 1606-1647). First Colonial Governor of Maryland. (Submitted on April 20, 2007.) 

2. Maryland, the First Proprietary Colony. (Submitted on April 20, 2007.)
3. About the Feudal Estate That Was Early Maryland. (Submitted on April 20, 2007.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,730 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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