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Denton in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Caroline Court House

 
 
Caroline Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Caroline Court House Marker
Inscription. Caroline County-established, 1773, from parts of Queen Anne's and Dorchester Counties - held its early courts at seven different locations until 1797 when its first courthouse was built on this site, once known as Pig Point.
The 1895 replacement was renovated and extensively added to, 1966. The courthouse was purchased 1791 for 120 shillings.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 53.199′ N, 75° 49.977′ W. Marker is in Denton, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is on Market Street near Between 1st and 2nd Streets, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denton MD 21629, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On this spot Sept. 5, 1938 stood Franklin Delano Roosevelt ( a few steps from this marker); Revolution or Fraud? ( within shouting distance of this marker); Caroline Courthouse-In the Shadow of Justice ( within shouting distance of this marker); Great Wars of World Conflict ( within shouting distance of this marker); John Wilkes Booth ( about 300 feet away, measured in a
Caroline County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. Caroline County Courthouse
direct line); Moses and the Hounds ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Hubs of Activity ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Steamboats on the Choptank River ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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