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

The “Mannour of Ratcliffe”

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. The "Mannour of Ratcliffe" Marker
Inscription.  800 acres patented January 17, 1659 to Robert Morris of London, mariner, “together with a Court Baron and all things thereunto belonging by the laws and customs of England.” One of the earliest grants on the Eastern Shore.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 46.776′ N, 76° 5.645′ W. Marker is in Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Route 33 and Ratcliff Manor Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 33. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton MD 21601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Penn (approx. half a mile away); Bracing for an Attack (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. one mile away); Talbot County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); To the Talbot Boys (approx. one mile away); The Talbot Resolves (approx. one mile away); Birthplace of Tench Francis, Jr. (approx. one mile away); Vietnam War (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
Ratcliffe image. Click for full size.
Thomas T. Waterman, Historic American Buildings Survey, November 1940
2. Ratcliffe
 Definition of “Court Baron”. (Submitted on November 3, 2007.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,697 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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