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Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Appleby”

 
 
"Appleby" Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
1. "Appleby" Marker
Inscription. The home of Governor Thomas Holliday Hicks. Born 1798. Died 1866. Governor of Maryland 1858-62. U.S. Senator 1862-65.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 33.355′ N, 76° 4.898′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Race Street (Maryland Route 341) and Pennsylvania Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Race Street. Touch for map. Marker is about 100 feet north of the intersection along Race Street. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Holliday Hicks (approx. 0.8 miles away); Born To Be Free (approx. one mile away); Station Stops: The Underground Railroad (approx. one mile away); The Post War Years (approx. one mile away); Harriet Tubman Memorial Garden (approx. one mile away); Civil War: Abolitionist, Scout, Spy and Nurse (approx. one mile away); Joe Bailey Shakes the Lion's Paw (approx. one mile away); John F. Kennedy (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
More about this marker. This marker replaces an
Hon. Thomas Holliday Hicks of Md. image. Click for full size.
Brady-Handy Collection, c.1860
2. Hon. Thomas Holliday Hicks of Md.
Governor Hicks supported southern views prior to the Civil War, but kept the slave-holding state of Maryland from joining the Confederacy. Photo credit: Library of Congress, Brady-Handy Collection, LC-DIG-cwpbh-02372.
earlier version, with identical text, erected by the State Roads Commission in the 1930s.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Appleby in 1972 image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, November 1972
3. Appleby in 1972
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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