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

My Lady Sewall’s Manor

 
 
My Lady Sewall's Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. My Lady Sewall's Manor Marker
Inscription. Central part of the house built shortly after grant of 2,000 acres in 1661 to Henry Sewall of London, Secretary of the province. He died in 1665. his widow, Jane, came to Maryland on the same ship as Governor Charles Calvert (afterwards 3d Lord Baltimore), whom she married in 1666. Early 18th century paneling from house is in Brooklyn, N.Y. Museum of Art. In 1720, Col. Henry Hooper bought 1,243 acres of this manor from Maj. Nicholas Sewall, adding land to Warwick Fort Manor.
 
Erected 1975 by National Society of Descendants of Lords of the Maryland Manors.
 
Location. 38° 36.617′ N, 75° 57.054′ W. Marker is in Secretary, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Myrtle Street 0.1 miles west of Willow Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located behind Our Lady of Good Counsel church on Main Street (MD 14). Marker is in this post office area: Secretary MD 21664, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East New Market (approx. 1.6 miles away); Friendship Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away); Faith Community UMC Church-Living a Double Life (approx. 2.2 miles
My Lady Sewall's Manor image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. My Lady Sewall's Manor
away); Choptank Landing-Escape from Poplar Neck (approx. 4.9 miles away); Escape from Poplar Neck (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Maryland Lot (approx. 5 miles away); Choptank (approx. 5 miles away); Nathaniel (Nace) Hopkins (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,380 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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