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Venton in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Bloomsbury”

Site of Home of Levin Winder

 
 
"Bloomsbury" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
1. "Bloomsbury" Marker
Inscription. Levin Winder, 1757-1819, was a Lt. Colonel in the American Revolution and a Major General in the State Militia. He was a Federalist delegate to the General Assembly in 1806 and became Speaker in 1808.

Elected Governor in 1812, he opposed American entry into the War of 1812, but he authorized use of the militia to defend the State against the British attacks on Washington and Baltimore.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society-Maryland Historical Trust.
 
Location. 38° 11.229′ N, 75° 47.146′ W. Marker is in Venton, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Deal Island Road and Oriole Road on Deal Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princess Anne MD 21853, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Col. George Gale (approx. 3 miles away); Cultural Treasures (approx. 4.8 miles away); Princess Anne Treasures (approx. 4.8 miles away); Teackle Mansion (approx. 5 miles away); Birthplace of Samuel Chase (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Manokin Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
"Bloomsbury" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
2. "Bloomsbury" Marker
 Levin Winder - Maryland in the War of 1812. (Submitted on July 12, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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