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

Matthew Tilghman

1718–1790

 
 
Matthew Tilghman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Matthew Tilghman Marker
Inscription. Here lived the planter and patriot called “Father of the Revolution in Maryland” Speaker, Maryland Assembly, 1773–1774, President, Maryland Conventions and Chairman of Council of Safety, 1774–1776. Having headed each Maryland Delegation to Continental Congress, 1774–1776, he returned to Annapolis to preside over State Convention that wrote Marylandís First Constitution.
 
Erected by St. Michaels Bicentennial Commission and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 50.397′ N, 76° 16.545′ W. Marker is in Claiborne, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Rich Neck Road 0.3 miles from Maryland Route 451, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claiborne MD 21624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Second Defense of St. Michaels (approx. 3 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 4.6 miles away); “Morganís Neck” / Richard Bennett III and Elizabeth Rousby (approx. 4.7 miles away); Captain John Smith's Shallop (approx. 4.7 miles away); Navy Point Historic Houses
Lane leading to house. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. Lane leading to house.
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Freedom's Figurehead (approx. 4.7 miles away); Oystering on the Chesapeake (approx. 4.7 miles away); Deflecting the Enemy (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Matthew Tilghman. Entry from Wikpedia. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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