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Near Aberdeen in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colony Of Maryland

1634–1776

 
 
Colony of Maryland Marker image. Click for full size.
circa October 2005
1. Colony of Maryland Marker
Inscription. Maryland founded as a Proprietary Colony by Lord Baltimore, March 25, 1634. Religious toleration established by Act of Assembly, 1649. Mason-Dixon Line surveyed 1763-1767. The British Stamp Act repudiated, 1765. "Peggy Stewart" Tea Party, Annapolis, 1773. Maryland signed Declaration of Independence July 3, 1776.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 29.815′ N, 76° 13.933′ W. Marker is near Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (Interstate 95) north of Maryland Route 543, in the median. Touch for map. At the Maryland House highway rest stop in the median. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "O! say can you see..." (within shouting distance of this marker); Explore the Chesapeake (within shouting distance of this marker); State Of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Sophia’s Dairy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spesutia Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
 
Also see . . .
1. Colonial Maryland. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
Colony Of Maryland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 22, 2015
2. Colony Of Maryland Marker

2. The Planting of the Colony of Maryland. (1893), by Francis Blackwell Mayer (1827-1899). (Submitted on January 14, 2006.) 

3. Lord Baltimore. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
4. The Mason-Dixon Line. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
5. The Burning of the Peggy Stewart. (1896) by Francis Blackwell Mayer (1827-1899) (Submitted on January 14, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable EventsPolitical Subdivisions
 
State of Maryland and Colony Of Maryland Markers image. Click for full size.
September 18, 2005
3. State of Maryland and Colony Of Maryland Markers
The Colony of Maryland marker is in the distance, to the left of the flags, at the original Maryland House, now replaced.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2005, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,820 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 10, 2005.   2. submitted on March 29, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 22, 2005.
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