“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Millersville in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Shipley’s Choice

Shipley's Choice Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 29, 2002
1. Shipley's Choice Marker
Inscription. Adam Shipley, who came to Anne Arundel County in 1668, on March 30, 1681, patented 200 acres on the south side of the Severn River. Dedicated during the Tercentenary Commemoration of the Shipleys of Maryland. May 25, 1968.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 4.908′ N, 76° 37.551′ W. Marker is in Millersville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Veterans Highway 0.4 miles south of Benfield Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millersville MD 21108, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Widow Ramsey’s Tavern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Shipley's Choice (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Shipley’s Choice (approx. 0.9 miles away); Governor William Stone (approx. one mile away); The Severn Crossroads Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Old Stage-Coach Road (approx. 1˝ miles away); Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Charles W. Baldwin Hall (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millersville.
More about this marker. An identical Shipley’s Choice marker is located about two-tenths of a mile further south and on the opposite side of Veterans Highway. That marker is co-located with the Widow Ramsey’s Tavern marker. A third Shipley’s Choice marker located on Benfield Boulevard has slightly different text and was erected to dedicate a residential subdivision named for Adam Shipley.
Categories. Colonial Era
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,198 times since then and 118 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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