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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. 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); World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Franklin Delano Roosevelt
This Bell image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. This Bell
On the lawn of the Dorchester County Courthouse.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Long Wharf-The River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Holliday Hicks (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. CommunicationsWar, Mexican-American
 
 
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 1,583 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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