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

Veitch’s Cove

Veitch's Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
1. Veitch's Cove Marker
Inscription. James Veitch, born 1628 in Roxburghshire, Scottland. Settled at Veitch’s Cove, later known as Veitch’s Rest, an orginal land patent granted by Lord Baltimore in 1649. Sheriff of Calvert County 1653–1657. Died 1685.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 38° 28.26′ N, 76° 32.925′ W. Marker is in Port Republic, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is at the intersection of Broomes Island Road (Maryland Route 264) and Mackall Road (Maryland Route 265), on the left when traveling south on Broomes Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Republic MD 20676, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christ Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); One-Room School (approx. 1.8 miles away); School #7 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Turning Point (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Leonard Polling House and Garden of Remembrance (approx. 2.4 miles away); Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Leonard Creek (approx. 3.3 miles away); Early Settlements (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Republic.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,192 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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