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Carmichael in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Stagwell

 
 
Site of Stagwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
1. Site of Stagwell Marker
Inscription. Land patented in 1659 to Thomas Stagwell, English immigrant and member of the Maryland General Assembly (elected 1661). Acquired in 1706 by Richard Bennett III (1667-1749). One of the largest landowners and slaveholders in the colony. The house, no longer extant, was built by Richard Bennett Carmichael (1754-1823), Revolutionary War militia captain who commanded Eastern Shore troops at the Battles of Brandywine and Germantown (1777).
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 56.198′ N, 76° 8.036′ W. Marker is in Carmichael, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on Carmichael Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stagwell (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); “Cheston on Wye” (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Wye Plantation” (approx. 1.5 miles away); Wye Island (approx. 1.6 miles away); Governor Robert Wright (approx. 2 miles away); Governor William Grason
Site of Stagwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
2. Site of Stagwell Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Historic Points (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Bloomingdale” (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmichael.
 
More about this marker. This marker replaces the previous marker-Stagwell
 
Categories. African AmericansColonial EraIndustry & CommercePolitics
 
This marker is near the Site of Stagwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2016
3. This marker is near the Site of Stagwell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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