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Near Earleville in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rose Hill

 
 
Rose Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. Rose Hill Marker
Inscription. Home of General Thomas Marsh Forman (1758–1845), Aide to General William Alexander, known as Lord Stirling, and a representative in the General Assembly, 1790 and 1800. He served with Major George Armistead, Fort McHenry, 1814. A later owner, William Ward, represented Cecil County in the General Assembly, 1875, and married Charlotte Ringgold Knight of Essex Lodge. Not open to the public.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 24.034′ N, 75° 57.434′ W. Marker is near Earleville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Grove Neck Road 1.3 miles west of Pond Neck Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Grove Neck Rd., Earleville, MD 21919, Earleville MD 21919, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Harmon Plantation (approx. one mile away); Woodlawn (approx. 1.3 miles away); On the Wild Side (approx. 1 miles away); Hilltop View (approx. 1.6 miles away); History Quest (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mount Harmon Plantation at World's End
Rose Hill is 1 mile off the road and not visible from Grove Neck Road image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
2. Rose Hill is 1 mile off the road and not visible from Grove Neck Road
Most of the Colonial homes in Southern Cecil County are located near the rivers. Water was the main form of transportation and the estates shipped their products by boat.
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Plantation Life in the Colonial Era (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tobacco and Mount Harmon (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Earleville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPoliticsWar of 1812
 
Rose Hill image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), October 1978
3. Rose Hill
Many more photographs of Rose Hill, including the interior, are available from the Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,808 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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