“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Talbot Resolves

May 24, 1774

The Talbot Resolves Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. The Talbot Resolves Marker
Two years before the Declaration of Independence, the citizens of Talbot County met on this site to protest Great Britian's closing of the Port of Boston, and resolved "to act as friends to liberty and the general interest of mankind."

Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 38° 46.496′ N, 76° 4.587′ W. Marker is in Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on N. Washington Street north of Dover Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11. N. Washington Street, Easton MD 21601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Tench Francis, Jr. (here, next to this marker); To the Talbot Boys (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); Talbot County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Haven (approx. 0.6 miles away); The “Mannour of Ratcliffe” (approx. one mile away); Bracing for an Attack (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fausley (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,451 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 4, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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