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Historical Markers in Conowingo, Maryland

 
Clickable Map of Cecil County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cecil County, MD (177) Harford County, MD (176) Kent County, MD (100) New Castle County, DE (612) Chester County, PA (292) Lancaster County, PA (415)  CecilCounty(177) Cecil County (177)  HarfordCounty(176) Harford County (176)  KentCounty(100) Kent County (100)  NewCastleCountyDelaware(612) New Castle County (612)  ChesterCountyPennsylvania(292) Chester County (292)  LancasterCounty(415) Lancaster County (415)
Elkton is the county seat for Cecil County
Conowingo is in Cecil County
      Cecil County (177)  
ADJACENT TO CECIL COUNTY
      Harford County (176)  
      Kent County (100)  
      New Castle County, Delaware (612)  
      Chester County, Pennsylvania (292)  
      Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (415)  
 
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1Maryland (Cecil County), Conowingo — A Susquehannock Indian Fort
A Susquehannock Indian fort located at this point was an important factor in the boundary line controversy between Lord Baltimore and William Penn in 1683.Map (db m145866) HM
2Maryland (Cecil County), Conowingo — Bald Friar Ford & Ferry
Near Pilot, two and one-half miles northwest of this point, lies the site of a Susquehanna fording used by Indians before the coming of the white man. By 1695, a barge provided ferry service to the colonists. The Conowingo Lake now covers the . . . Map (db m127912) HM
3Maryland (Cecil County), Conowingo — St. Patrick's Chapel
Built in 1819 by Irish immigrants, who lived along the Susquehanna River, dug the canals, and piloted the canal barges. It is the second oldest Catholic Church in Cecil County. Since Catholics were not allowed, at that time, to build churches . . . Map (db m129305) HM
4Maryland (Cecil County), Conowingo — The Proprietors of the Susquehanna Canal
The corporate title of the company authorized in 1783 to build one of the first inland waterways in America. The bed of this canal and some of its stone locks are still visible near this road.Map (db m146175) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022