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

Court House Hill

 
 
Court House Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
1. Court House Hill Marker
Inscription. Site of second known court house of Somerset County on March 1, 1694, the court purchased land near Dividing Creek and erected a structure 50 feet by 20 feet, "with gable ends of brick." The court house functioned until 1742.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 6.032′ N, 75° 33.165′ W. Marker is in Pocomoke City, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Dividing Creek Road (Maryland Route 364) and Court House Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Dividing Creek Road. Touch for map. Located 2.3 miles northeast of US 13 (Ocean Highway). Marker is in this post office area: Pocomoke City MD 21851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sturgis One Room School (approx. 2 miles away); Costen House (approx. 2 miles away); Rehoboth (approx. 3.1 miles away); Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia (approx. 6.6 miles away); Cultural Treasures (approx. 6.6 miles away); Beach to Bay Indian Trail (approx. 6.6 miles away); Wicomico Treasures (approx. 6.6 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocomoke City.
 
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Court House Hill Marker, seen along Dividing Creek Road (Maryland Route 364) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
2. Court House Hill Marker, seen along Dividing Creek Road (Maryland Route 364)
Marker at Court House Hill Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
3. Marker at Court House Hill Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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