Near Preston in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel William Richardson
Born 1735, died 1825
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 47.611′ N, 75° 52.167′ W. Marker is near Preston, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Harmony Road (Maryland Route 16) and Wilkins Branch Road, on the left when traveling north on Harmony Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston MD 21655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Sailing Away to Freedom”-Glipin Point (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Richardson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Charles Dickenson (approx. 2.2 miles away); Webb Cabin-Living Free (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Still Center-Families Divided & United (approx. 3.3 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mt. Pleasant Cemetery-Dangerous Rendezvous (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mt. Pleasant M. E. Church (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
Also see . . . Flying Camp Battalion. Article by John Allen Miller (Submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Notable Events • Politics • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,841 times since then and 218 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide shot of the marker and its surroundings. • Can you help?