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

This Bell

 
 
This Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. This Bell Marker
Inscription. This bell originally hung in a monastery in Mexico. Brought to America during the Mexican War, 1846. Served as fire alarm in Cambridge until 1883.
 
Erected 1940 by Dorset Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 34.344′ N, 76° 4.551′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Court Lane, on the right when traveling north on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Dorchester County Courthouse. 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. Goldsborough House (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ P. E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Finding Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1739 (about 400 feet away); Eastern Shore Infantry (about 500 feet away); John Barth (about 500 feet away); Cambridge House B&B (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. CommunicationsWar, Mexican-American
 
This Bell image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. This Bell
On the lawn of the Dorchester County Courthouse.
The Bell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
3. The Bell
Bell Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
4. Bell Inscription
Fait Par Jean Bazin A Nantes 1779
Detail of Bell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
5. Detail of Bell
JNRI
(Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum)
Jesus King of the Jews
Detail of Bell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
6. Detail of Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,695 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on February 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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