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Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Retreat

 
 
The Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, March 18, 2007
1. The Retreat Marker
Inscription. Daniel St. Thomas Jeniferís home. First President of the Maryland Senate 1777-1781. Close friend of George Washington who visited here June 3rd 1763.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 38° 30.479′ N, 77° 2.685′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Port Tobacco Road (Maryland Route 6) and Poorhouse Road, on the right when traveling west on Port Tobacco Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Tobacco MD 20677, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Tobacco (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rose Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rose Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Port Tobacco (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 1.4 miles away); On to Yorktown (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Columba Masonic Lodge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Thomas Stone (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Regarding The Retreat. The road to what was once The Retreat is marked private.
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service: Signers of the Constitution. (Submitted on June 23, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
Wide view of The Retreat marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, March 18, 2007
2. Wide view of The Retreat marker

 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
3. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
4. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
5. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
6. The Retreat
The Retreat image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 1987
7. The Retreat
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 2,524 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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