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Near Carmichael in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wye Island

 
 
Wye Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
1. Wye Island Marker
Inscription.
Patented to Col. Philemon Lloyd as “Lloyd’s Insula” 1682, a combination of four earlier patents. Henrietta Maria Lloyd married Samuel Chew and their daughters married William Paca 3rd Governor of Maryland and John Beale Bordley, who inherited the island half to each from Philemon Lloyd Chew in 1770.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 54.898′ N, 76° 7.467′ W. Marker is near Carmichael, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Carmichael Road and Wye Island Road, on the left on Carmichael Road. Touch for map. Marker is south of Wye Plantation marker. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Wye Plantation” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Cheston on Wye” (approx. 1.2 miles away); Governor Robert Wright (approx. 1.5 miles away); Stagwell (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of Stagwell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Wye Episcopal Church
Bridge to Wye Island image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
2. Bridge to Wye Island
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Wye Oak House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Wye Oak * National Champion White Oak (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmichael.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Indian Commissioner Col. Philemon Lloyd, 1646-1685. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Secretary of the Province of Maryland Philemon Lloyd, 1672-1732. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
4. Short Biography of William Paca. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
5. John Beale Bordley, Agriculturist. An article by William H. Wroten, Jr. (History Professor, Salisbury State Teachers College) published in the Salisbury Times on May 22, 1958. (Submitted on November 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,624 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2008, by Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture of Salisbury, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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