Severna Park in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Governor William Stone
Lord Baltimore appointed him Governor of the Colony in 1648 and authorized him to enforce the Religious Toleration Act of 1649. He served until 1653. He died at Avon in Charles County in 1660.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society, Maryland Historical Trust.
Location. 39° 5.598′ N, 76° 36.797′ W. Marker is in Severna Park, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Governor Stone Parkway and Benfield Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on Governor Stone Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Severna Park MD 21146, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shipley’s Choice (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Shipley’s Choice (approx. one mile away); Widow Ramsey’s Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Shipley's Choice Kinder Farmhouse Project (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tobacco Barn (approx. 1.7 miles away); Earleigh Heights Store (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Severn Crossroads Church (approx. 2˝ miles away).
Also see . . . Exploring Maryland's Roots - Gov. William Stone (c. 1603-c. 1659/60) and Verlinda Stone. (Submitted on May 19, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Politics •
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 9,331 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.