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

Crew’s Landing

 
 
Crew's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Crew's Landing Marker
Inscription. In 1715 Edward Crew leased Fish Hall (Fishall Pattent 1665) for 11 years at the yearly rate of one ear of corn. Crew purchased 60 of the original 225 acres for 3000 lbs. of tobacco in 1726 and the remaining 165 acres in 1728. Fish Hall later became known as Crew’s Landing. It was condemned on April 18, 1866 for a public landing. The County Commissioners paid the Crew family $78.43.
 
Erected by Kent County Commissioners Miller, Rasin, Harris and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 22.239′ N, 76° 3.813′ W. Marker is in Betterton, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Ericesson Avenue 0.1 miles from Main Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in Betterton Beach Park. Marker is in this post office area: Betterton MD 21610, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Betterton (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazelmore (approx. 3.1 miles away); Maryland’s First Women Voters (approx. 3.2 miles away); Welcome to the Kent Museum (approx. 4.3 miles away); Agricultural Demonstration Area / Historic Tree Grove
Chesapeake Bay at Betterton Beach image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Chesapeake Bay at Betterton Beach
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Captain John Smith on the Sassafras River (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Tockwogh and the Bay (approx. 4.4 miles away); A Home with a Rich Past (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsWaterways & Vessels
 
Betterton Beach Park image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. Betterton Beach Park
 
 
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 1,346 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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