“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Abingdon, Maryland

Clickable Map of Harford County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Harford County, MD (188) Baltimore County, MD (297) Cecil County, MD (181) Kent County, MD (101) Lancaster County, PA (416) York County, PA (377)  HarfordCounty(188) Harford County (188)  BaltimoreCounty(297) Baltimore County (297)  CecilCounty(181) Cecil County (181)  KentCounty(101) Kent County (101)  LancasterCountyPennsylvania(416) Lancaster County (416)  YorkCounty(377) York County (377)
Bel Air is the county seat for Harford County
Abingdon is in Harford County
      Harford County (188)  
      Baltimore County (297)  
      Cecil County (181)  
      Kent County (101)  
      Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (416)  
      York County, Pennsylvania (377)  
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1Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — "The Bush Declaration"Harford Town
County seat of Harford County from its origin March, 1774, until March, 1783. Here the first Declaration of Independence ever adopted by an organized body of men duly elected by the people was proclaimed on March 22, 1775.Map (db m129963) HM
2Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — “Constant Friendship”Acqurired 1761 by Colonel Thomas White — (1704 - 1779) —
Largest colonial landowner in this part of Maryland. Deputy Surveyor-General of Baltimore (then including Harford) County. Father of Bishop William White, first presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and Chaplain of the Continental Congress.Map (db m1281) HM
3Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Captain John Smith
Captain John Smith in 1608 ascended this river to this point. On his map he called it after his home in England “Willowbyes Flu” or river. Now Bush River.Map (db m1229) HM
4Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Cokesbury CollegeOld Post Road — Established 1666 —
The first Methodist college in the world established at Abingdon June 5, 1785 by Bishops Thomas Coke and Francis Asbury. Destroyed by fire December 4, 1796. Located 175 yards east of this point.Map (db m149149) HM
5Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Gov. William PacaOld Post Road — Established 1666 —
Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Born October 31, 1740 on Chilberry Hall Farm 1¼ miles south of here. Died October 27, 1799.Map (db m129956) HM
6Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Harford Townor Bush
The French Troops of Count de Rochambeau in five divisions camped here at the end of August 1782—the 22nd camp on the return march from the Yorktown victory to the north.Map (db m1248) HM
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7Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Site of “Old Baltimore”
The first County Seat of Baltimore County, 1659 to 1700, was located on Bush River. In 1683 it was made a Port of Entry by the Maryland Assembly.Map (db m1230) HM
8Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — This Tablet
This tablet marks the site of the building in which were held the Courts of Harford County from its organization in March 1774 until March 1783. In this house the Committee of Harford County held its meetings before and during the early years of . . . Map (db m1251) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022