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Historical Markers and War Memorials in North East, 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 (167) Harford County, MD (154) Kent County, MD (86) New Castle County, DE (428) Chester County, PA (236) Lancaster County, PA (348)  CecilCounty(167) Cecil County (167)  HarfordCounty(154) Harford County (154)  KentCounty(86) Kent County (86)  NewCastleCountyDelaware(428) New Castle County (428)  ChesterCountyPennsylvania(236) Chester County (236)  LancasterCounty(348) Lancaster County (348)
Location of North East, Maryland
    Cecil County (167)
    Harford County (154)
    Kent County (86)
    New Castle County, Delaware (428)
    Chester County, Pennsylvania (236)
    Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (348)
 
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1Maryland (Cecil County), North East — “O! say can you see…”Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail traces the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Along the trail you'll encounter tangible evidence of the war and stories that bring the people and events to life. Discover the far-reaching impacts of the . . . Map (db m145483) HM
2Maryland (Cecil County), North East — An Earthly Paradise
Could you survive in a strange new land? Imagine yourself as one of the new English settlers of 1607. After being tossed around on the ocean for months, the sight of land brings shouts of joy! Then you look a little closer and all you see are . . . Map (db m152171) HM
3Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Bird’s Eye ViewStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812 —
From Bulls (or Bull) Mountain, American militia had a commanding view of Elk Neck peninsula. They observed the Upper Chesapeake Bay and North East River to the north and west, and Elk River to the south and east. As enemy ships approached on . . . Map (db m152170) HM
4Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Cecil County Memorial Post
[center stone] Cecil County Memorial Post No 6027 Honor Roll Those who gave their lives in World War I Cecil County Clark, George E. --- Dennis, Mauldin --- Jackson, Willis --- Peterson, Phineas A. --- Goodnow, Raymond Elwood . . . Map (db m162620) WM
5Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Explore the ChesapeakeCaptain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
Explore the landscapes of the early 1600s along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Learn about the thriving American Indian communities John Smith encountered and imagine the bountiful Chesapeake he observed. Experience the . . . Map (db m144819) HM
6Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge
Built circa 1860, the bridge is one of the few covered ones left in Maryland and the only one on public ground in Cecil County. The area to the East has been the site of several mills, the earliest Samuel Gilpin’s flour mill circa 1735. . . . Map (db m1692) HM
7Maryland (Cecil County), North East — In recognition
. . . Map (db m152416) WM
8Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Maryland Women in Military Service MonumentDedicated 2014
Honoring women from the State of Maryland, past and present, who have served our nation honorably and proudly, in war and peace. Notable Accomplishments of Women in Military Service Although women have served as true volunteers in a . . . Map (db m145479) HM WM
9Maryland (Cecil County), North East — North East
George Talbot of Susquehanna Manor renamed North East River, “The Little Shannon.” The iron forges of the Principio Company were located here. Saint Mary Ann’s Parish Church [is] one of the oldest in Cecil County. Russell, one of the . . . Map (db m162624) HM
10Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Overlook of General Howe’s Landing
On August 25, 1777, after a month’s voyage from New York, 15,000 British troops led by Sir William Howe disembarked on the shores of the Elk River approximately two miles east of this site. The fleet of 300 vessels which had transported them was . . . Map (db m145426) HM
11Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Sentinel on the Bay
The Turkey Point Lighthouse stands proudly on a 100-foot bluff looking south over the Chesapeake Bay. Built in 1833, the lighthouse pointed the way to safe waters for nearly 175 years. It played a vital part in protecting the lives and . . . Map (db m147746) HM
12Maryland (Cecil County), North East — St. Mary Anne’s ChurchNorth Elk Parish – 1706
The building, erected 1742, is one of the oldest in Cecil County. The cornerstone bears the initials of the Rector and Vestrymen at that time. Communion vessels, a bible and a book of common prayer presented 1718 by Queen Anne of England still are . . . Map (db m162625) HM
13Maryland (Cecil County), North East — The Enemy ReturnsStar Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
British Admiral Cockburn's flagship arrived in the Upper Bay April 28, 1813, with twelve barges carrying about 450 men. From here, they terrorized residents along the Sassafras, Elk, North East, and Susquehanna rivers. Thirty-six years . . . Map (db m147642) HM
14Maryland (Cecil County), North East — The North East Nazarene CampIts Architecture
The North East Nazarene Camp's design stemmed from 19th-century camp meeting planning and practices. The tabernacle acted as the heart of the property. It was surrounded by a rectilinear arrangement of small frame cottages built and owned by . . . Map (db m162876) HM
15Maryland (Cecil County), North East — The North East Nazarene CampIts People
[Column work is from right to left in the transcribing of this plaque's contents.] The North East Nazarene Camp Meeting provided a respite from chaotic daily life. The social aspects of the camp were just as important as the . . . Map (db m163112) HM
16Maryland (Cecil County), North East — The North East Nazarene CampIts History
This property was once the North East Nazarene Camp. The Holiness Christian Church, which became part of the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene, was founded in 1894 as a branch of Methodism. In 1909, a temporary summer Holiness Nazarene camp . . . Map (db m163888) HM
17Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Welcome to Turkey Point!
This historic walk takes you to the Turkey Point Light Station in Maryland's Cecil County. You will find, atop a 100-foot-high bluff, an 1833 tapering conical stucco-covered brick tower and a 1913 cement oil house. This Lighthouse is 31_1/2 feet . . . Map (db m147628) HM
18Maryland (Cecil County), North East — Why Build a Lighthouse?
What does a lighthouse mean to you? For some, a lighthouse stands for security, providing safe passage home from a treacherous journey. For others, a lighthouse harkens back to a simpler time, before modern technology altered our connection with the . . . Map (db m147747) HM
19Maryland (Cecil County), North East — William Marston Hogue, PhD
1923-2001 Educator-Scholar Headmaster 1962-1979 -- Executive Director 1979-1994 -- Trustee 1990-2001 Beloved friend and benefactor of the Tome SchoolMap (db m153850) HM
 
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Apr. 11, 2021