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

“The Wilderness”

 
 
"The Wilderness" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. "The Wilderness" Marker
Inscription. Part of present house, a lower wing, built c. 1700. Home of Daniel Martin and his son Nicholas, who was captain in 38th Battalion of Maryland Militia during Revolutionary War and died here in 1808. Nicholas Martinís son Daniel, elected Governor of Maryland in 1829 and again in 1831. Added larger portion of the house c. 1810.
 
Erected by Maryland Bicentennial Commission & Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 38.619′ N, 76° 7.841′ W. Marker is near Trappe, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Southside Island Creek Road half a mile from Chloras Point Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trappe MD 21673, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Col. Tench Tilghman (approx. 3.5 miles away); Oxford (approx. 3.6 miles away); Home Run Baker Park (approx. 4 miles away); “Compton” (approx. 4 miles away); Nathaniel Hopkins (approx. 4 miles away); Nathaniel (Nace) Hopkins (approx. 4 miles away); Site of Trappe High School (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Robert Morris Inn (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trappe.
 
Also see . . .
The Wilderness Barn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. The Wilderness Barn
The house is not visible from the road.
 Governors of Maryland - Daniel Martin. Daniel Martin died in office. Very little is written about him. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,671 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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