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Oxford in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Oxford

 
 
Oxford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Oxford Marker
Inscription. One of the first towns and ports authorized by Assembly in 1683. Called “William-Stade” in 1695. Robert Morris, father of the financier of the Revolution lived here until his death in 1750. He is buried at Old Whitmarsh Church.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 41.085′ N, 76° 10.244′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Route 333 and S. Morris Street, on the left when traveling west on State Route 333. Touch for map. Marker is in the triangular median. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford MD 21654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Robert Morris Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oxford Wharf (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oxford - Bellevue Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Col. Tench Tilghman (approx. 0.7 miles away); “The Wilderness” (approx. 3.6 miles away); “Canterbury Mannor” (approx. 4.5 miles away); Grave of General Perry Benson (approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing); “Hole-in-the-Wall” (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
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Wide view of the Oxford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the Oxford Marker
The Town of Oxford is bordered on three sides by the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. In the background boats are moored in Town Creek, just beyond Oxford Road.
 Town Of Oxford - Maryland : A brief history. "Oxford is one of the oldest towns in Maryland." (Submitted on August 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPolitical Subdivisions
 
Replica of Oxford's Custom House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Replica of Oxford's Custom House
Oxford was a leading port in colonial Maryland.
The Strand image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 7, 2010
4. The Strand
This residential street along the Tred Avon River anchors the Oxford Historic District. Once part of the bustling waterfront, today it is a mix of restored houses and recently constructed vacation homes.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on August 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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