Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 59.103′ N, 76° 9.705′ W. Marker is in Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Route 18 and U.S. 301, on the right when traveling south on State Route 18. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonial Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Queenstown (approx. 0.4 miles away); Surprise at Queenstown (approx. 0.4 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bowlingly (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Bowlingly (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Slippery Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Peterís Church (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenstown.
Also see . . . Henry Coursey, the Thumbgrant, and My Lord's Gift. ...In recognition, Charles, third Lord Baltimore, gave to Henry DeCourcy as much shown on a certain map as he could cover with his thumb. Being patented in his Lordship's name, it was known ever afterward as My Lord's Gift. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,828 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2007, by Jayne Larion of Grand Blanc, Michigan. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.