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Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tercentenary Celebration

Kent County Maryland

 

-1942-

 
Tercentenary Celebration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
1. Tercentenary Celebration Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of
James Alfred Pearce
Born 1840 -- Died 1920
Distinguished Citizen - Eminent Jurist
Christian Gentleman
Chief Judge of Second Judicial Circuit
Member Court of Appeals of Maryland 1897 - 1912

Erected August 1, 1942 by the Eastern Shore Society of Baltimore City of which he was an honorary member.
 
Location. 39° 12.558′ N, 76° 3.94′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Park Row. Touch for map. Marker is on the left of the door of the old Kent County Courthouse on Park Row. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On This Site Stood the Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); A County Seat (within shouting distance of this marker); John Leeds Barroll (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Common Cause (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolution Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Memorial
Tercentenary Celebration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
2. Tercentenary Celebration Marker
Left of the door of the Kent County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); White & Black, Blue & Gray (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
Also see . . .  Chestertown tercentenary celebration. In the Archives of Maryland (Submitted on January 27, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
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Judge Pearce image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
3. Judge Pearce
From the nearby "White & Black, Blue & Gray" marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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