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

Glasgow

Built 1760

 
 
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By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. Glasgow Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of William Vans Murray. Appointed minister to the Hague by President George Washington March 2, 1787. He served until 1801. He was minister plenipotentiary to Paris as one of the negotiators of the treaty with France, signed in 1800, which averted war.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 35.02′ N, 76° 5.058′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Hambrooks Boulevard and Glasgow Court, on the left when traveling north on Hambrooks Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Franklin Delano Roosevelt (approx. 0.9 miles away); Long Wharf-The River (approx. 0.9 miles away); Christ P. E. Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); This Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Finding Freedom (approx. 0.9 miles away); John F. Kennedy (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
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Glasgow image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. Glasgow
William Vans Murray image. Click for full size.
3. William Vans Murray
Painting of Murray in 1787 by Mather Brown. Photo credit: National Gallery of Art (www.nga.gov), Andrew W. Mellon Collection.
 
 
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 1,094 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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