Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chestertown Historic District
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 12.434′ N, 76° 3.834′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on High Street. Touch for map. The marker is affixed to the side wall of the Custom House located on High Street. The front entrance to the Custom House is on South Water Street. 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. Chestertown Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Worrell’s Tavern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Leeds Barroll (about 800 feet away); Common Cause (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Revolution Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); War of 1812 Memorial Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); On This Site Stood the Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
1. National Register of Historic Places
Chestertown Historic District (added 1970 - - #70000263)
Roughly bounded by Maple Ave., Chester River, Cannon and Cross Sts. , Chestertown
• Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
• Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal
• Area of Significance: Architecture
• Period of Significance: 1750-1799
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Domestic
• Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
• Current Function: Domestic
• Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling
— Submitted October 31, 2013.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.