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Newark in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Queponco Railway Station

Newark, Maryland

 
 
Queponco Railway Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 1, 2012
1. Queponco Railway Station Marker
Inscription. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1996
 
Location. 38° 15.126′ N, 75° 17.526′ W. Marker is in Newark, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on Patey Woods Road 0.1 miles west of Newark Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark MD 21841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Genesar" ( approx. 5.7 miles away); Swindler Park ( approx. 5.9 miles away); Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN ( approx. 6.4 miles away); Birthplace of Commodore Stephen Decatur ( approx. 6.4 miles away); U.S.S. Decatur Anchor ( approx. 6.4 miles away); Corp. Isaiah Fassett ( approx. 7 miles away); Rackliffe Plantation Milk House ( approx. 7.2 miles away); The Wild Ponies ( approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Queponco Railway Station image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 1, 2012
2. Queponco Railway Station
Trackside Marker at Station image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 1, 2012
3. Trackside Marker at Station
It reads, “The Townsend Bird Sanctuary is dedicated and given in loving acknowledgement of my father George F. Townsend, June 21, 1864–April 21, 1947, veteran of the Spanish American War in 1898. This monument is placed in Newark, Md, in grateful memory of the many men and women of this community who have served our nation in time of war and peace. —Cecil Townsend Hunker”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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