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

Newtown Historic District

Newtown Historic District - Marker #2 image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Newtown Historic District - Marker #2
Marker with same wording located on Divison and W. Chestnut Sts.
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.
Location. 38° 22.33′ N, 75° 35.845′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is at the intersection of Oakdale Street and Division Street, on the left when traveling north on Oakdale Street. 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. Poplar Hill Mansion (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parsons Cemetery (approx. mile away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Newtown Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wicomico Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wye Oak Seedling (approx. half a mile away); The General Humphreys Cannon (approx. half a mile away); Historic Byrd Tavern (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
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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 1,163 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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