Near Carmichael in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence and twice Governor of Maryland. Born at Chilbury Hall, Harford County 1740. Died and lies buried here, 1799. The unusual house probably dates about 1740.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 38° 54.975′ N, 76° 7.509′ W. Marker is near Carmichael, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on Carmichael Road 0.2 miles north of Wye Island Road, on the left when traveling south. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wye Island (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Cheston on Wye” (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stagwell (was approx. 1½ miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Stagwell (approx. 1½ miles away); Governor Robert Wright (approx. 1½ miles away); Old Wye Episcopal Church A Glimpse Inside a Giant (approx. 2.9 miles away); Wye Oak House (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmichael.
Also see . . .
1. William Paca. Entry from Colonial Hall (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Wye Hall from Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation. (Submitted on February 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
1. Wye Platation House
This house was unconscionably demolished by its owner, Arthur Houghton, in the 1960s. He later built a replica that is now part of the Aspen Wye Conference Center.
— Submitted November 3, 2007, by Maryland historian of Chestertown, Maryland.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,303 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on February 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on May 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on July 4, 2010, by Craig O'donnell of Still Pond, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.