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Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Goldsborough House

c. 1790

 
 
Goldsborough House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 23, 2018
1. Goldsborough House Marker
Inscription.
Has been paced on the
National Register
Of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
1988

Cambridge Historic District
Est. 1990
By the U.S. Dept
Of the Interior
Goldsborough House
Inv. #85
Historic Cambridge Inc.

 
Location. 38° 34.364′ N, 76° 4.525′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker can be reached from High Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 High Street, Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); 1739 (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ P. E. Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Finding Freedom (about 400 feet away); John F. Kennedy (about 400 feet away); Cambridge House B&B (about 500 feet away); Eastern Shore Infantry (about 600 feet away); John Barth (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Also see . . .
1. Goldsborough House. D-12, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. 1988. (Submitted on January 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Goldsborough House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 23, 2018
2. Goldsborough House Marker
 

2. Cambridge Historic District. D-699, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form., 1990. (Submitted on January 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Goldsborough House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 23, 2018
3. Goldsborough House
“85. 200 High Street (D-12). Individually listed in the National Register. "Goldsborough House." Two story, five bay brick Georgian/Federal transitional style house, embellished with pronounced jack arches with projecting keystones. There is a molded brick water table and arched fan light over the entrance. The entrance porch dates from the Colonial Revival period. Built for Maryland Governor Charles Goldsborough and remained in the family until 1919. Also used as the first home of the Cambridge Yacht Club with the club's boathouse at the rear of the lot.” -- Old Cambridge Historic District National Register Nomination Form.
Front Door image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 23, 2018
4. Front Door
Outbuilding image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 23, 2018
5. Outbuilding
This small outbuilding opens onto the County Office Building parking lot behind Goldsborough house. It has its own National Register Plaque. The two structures on the left appear to be the Boathouse and Garage respectively.
National Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 23, 2018
6. National Register Plaque
This property
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Charles Goldsborough image. Click for full size.
MD Archives
7. Charles Goldsborough
The house at 200 High Street was built for Gov. Goldsborough around 1790. Photo of portrait of Charles Goldsborough by C. Gregory Stapko MSA SC 1545-1006.
Charles Goldsborough's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
8. Charles Goldsborough's Grave
in Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7, 8. submitted on February 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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