“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Stevensville in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Kent Island

“The Isle of Kent”

Kent Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
1. Kent Island Marker
Inscription. William Claiborne of Virginia established a trading post, settlement and fort at the southern end of this island in 1631. Lord Baltimore’s rights were resisted, which led to serious controversy until taken by armed forces in 1637.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 58.57′ N, 76° 19.38′ W. Marker is in Stevensville, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Route 8 and Marina Club Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 8. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stevensville MD 21666, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. British Takeover (approx. 0.4 miles away); Broad Creek Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crossing the Narrows (approx. 4 miles away); Byway Destinations (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Byway Destinations (approx. 4 miles away); Chesapeake Country National Scenic Byway (approx. 4 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stevensville.
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
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 1,514 times since then and 35 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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