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

Greensboro

 
 
Greensboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Greensboro Marker
Inscription. Founded 1732 as Bridge-Town, then in Queen Anne's and Dorchester Counties. Named Greensboro 1791. Sessions of Caroline County Court held here November, December, 1778; June 1779; march, 1780. Choptank Bridge, the first across the river built near here before 1732.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 58.393′ N, 75° 47.956′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of East Sunset Avenue (Maryland Route 314) and Greensboro Road (Maryland Route 313), on the right when traveling west on East Sunset Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro MD 21639, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Letter to Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Harrington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greensboro-Threatened by Ideas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Goldsborough House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Neck Meeting House Native Garden (approx. 6.1 miles away); Tuckahoe Neck Meeting House-Living Their Beliefs (approx. 6.1 miles away); Neck Meeting House (approx. 6.1 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers
 
Greensboro Marker, seen at MD 313, northbound image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 9, 2010
2. Greensboro Marker, seen at MD 313, northbound
Greensboro Marker, seen at intersection MD 314 and southbound MD 313 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 9, 2010
3. Greensboro Marker, seen at intersection MD 314 and southbound MD 313
 
 
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 1,045 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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