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By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2001
Birthplace of Samuel Chase
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Birthplace of Samuel Chase
17 April 1741      19 June 1811 ← Signer of the Declaration of Independence Judge of the General Court of MD, 1781 Judge of Baltimore County Court 1793 Judge of the U. S. Supreme Court 1796 — Map (db m3873) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Col. George Gale1671-1712
About 2 miles southwest is “Tusculum” on Monie Creek, Plantation where Gale lived and lies buried (not open to the public). Born in Whitehaven, England, he settled in Maryland in 1701. His three vessels traded regularly between his . . . — Map (db m66573) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Cultural Treasures
Crisfield Historical Museum The Crisfield Historical Museum includes exhibits of Native American culture, the harvesting and processing of seafood and the general history of the town. The Governor Tawes Library houses exhibits relating to . . . — Map (db m66569) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A.1816-1871
Born at “Elmwood” and a graduate of West Point, Arnold Elzey (Jones) entered the Civil War, Apr 11, 1861, with the First Maryland Infantry, C.S.A. At First Manassas he was commissioned Brigadier General. He served under Generals . . . — Map (db m66577) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Historic Boxwood GardensPrincess Anne
This southeast corner of Somerset Avenue, originally Bridge Street, and Washington Street, first named Upper Alley has been enhanced by this private boxwood garden since the first half of the 19th century. Long-standing tradition in Princess Anne . . . — Map (db m3878) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Manokin Presbyterian Church
One of five churches organized by the Rev. Francis Makemie in 1683. First preaching on this ground, 1672. Original church constructed prior to 1692. Present walls erected 1765. Tower added 1888. — Map (db m3874) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Princess Anne TownFounded 1733
By an act of Maryland’s General Assembly, 25 acres of the Beckford Plantation were purchased to establish Princess Anne, named for the daughter of King George II. The town was designated as the seat of Somerset County Court in 1742 and became an . . . — Map (db m66568) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Princess Anne Treasures
Teackle Mansion The Teackle Mansion is an outstanding example of neoclassic architecture built between 1802 and 1819. The structure has many unique architectural features and houses a collection of 19th century furnishings. The mansion displays . . . — Map (db m66570) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Somerset County Circuit Courthouse1904
The Courthouse was designed in the Georgian Revival style by architects Frank E. and Henry R. Davis of Baltimore, and was built by W. P. Pusey and Son of Snow Hill. The red brick structure is enriched with Indiana limestone features and stands on . . . — Map (db m3875) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — St. Andrew's Episcopal ChurchSomerset Parish
Parish established in 1692. St. Andrew's, a chapel-of-ease to All Saints' Church, Monie, was built in 1770 and consecrated in 1845. Tower erected 1859; spire and chapel 1893; wall and lich gate 1964. — Map (db m3877) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Teackle Mansion
Built 1801 Built by Littleton Dennis Teackle Home of Somerset County Historical Society Setting of George Alfred Townsend's novel "The Entailed Hat" — Map (db m3876) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — University of Maryland Eastern ShorePrincess Anne
Located in Princess Anne, Somerset County, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore celebrates a rich African-American history. This historically black, land-granted doctoral degree granting institution was founded on September 13, 1886 as the . . . — Map (db m66563) HM
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne Academy was established on September 13, 1886, to provide higher education for African Americans on the lower Eastern Shore. The Centenary Biblical Institute (later Morgan State College) and the Delaware Conference of the Methodist . . . — Map (db m66564) HM

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