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Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Vickers

 
 
George Vickers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. George Vickers Marker
Inscription. George Vickers was born in Chestertown in 1801. He opposed secession in 1861. Assisted Governor Hicks to raise an Eastern Shore Regiment and attained the rank of Major General of Militia. In the trial of President Johnson, Senator Vickers voted for acquittal.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 12.609′ N, 76° 3.93′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Cross Street 0.1 miles west of Maryland Route 213, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chestertown, First Population Center of the United States ( a few steps from this marker); American Victory ( within shouting distance of this marker); William Beck Nicholson ( within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore Regional Trail ( within shouting distance of this marker); Tercentenary Celebration ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On This Site Stood the Courthouse ( about 300 feet away); In This Church ( about 400 feet away); A County Seat ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,334 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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