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Oraville in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

De La Brooke Manor

Surveyed July 28, 1630

 
 
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By Don Morfe, February 11, 2015
1. De La Brooke Manor Marker
Inscription.  
Robert Brooke
First Lord of the Manor
Born London 1602; died Brooke Place, 1655
Commander of Charles County, 1650. President Provincial Council and acting Governor of Maryland 1652. Council met at "De La Brooke" 1662. Original manor house destroyed 1835.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 26.082′ N, 76° 40.964′ W. Marker is in Oraville, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on New Market Turner Road (SR 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville MD 20659, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Notch Road (approx. 1 miles away); a different marker also named "Three Notch Road" (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tobacco Barns (approx. 1.8 miles away); Three Notch Trail (approx. 2 miles away); Forest Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away); Extending the Rail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Village of Mechanicsville (approx. 3.3 miles away); Camp Stanton (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernment & Politics
 
De La Brooke Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 11, 2015
2. De La Brooke Manor Marker
De La Brooke Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lynn M. Fox, March 10, 2018
3. De La Brooke Manor Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Lynn M. Fox of Mechanicsville, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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