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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newtown Historic District

 
 
Newtown Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Newtown Historic District Marker
Inscription. Established by ordinance in 1975, Newtown is distinguished by residential reconstruction after the two severe fires in 1860 and 1886. The district contains fine Victorian architecture and a notable example of the Federal period. Poplar Hill Mansion, circa 1800, oldest surviving building in Salisbury.
 
Erected by The Newtown Association, Inc. and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 22.07′ N, 75° 36.012′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is on N. Division Street 0.1 miles south of W. Chestnut St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wicomico Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wye Oak Seedling (about 700 feet away); The General Humphreys Cannon (about 700 feet away); Historic Byrd Tavern (about 700 feet away); St. Peter's Church (about 800 feet away); Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Salisbury Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
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Looking south on N. Division St. image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 18, 2012
2. Looking south on N. Division St.
Homes in Newtown Historic District image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
3. Homes in Newtown Historic District
Faith Community Church image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 18, 2012
4. Faith Community Church
The property upon which the marker sits.
Looking north on N. Division St. image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 18, 2012
5. Looking north on N. Division St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,254 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 19, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.   3. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on April 19, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.
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