Birthplace of Charles Willson Peale

Birthplace of Charles Willson Peale (HM1GB)

Location: Centreville, MD 21617 Queen Anne's County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 1.643', W 76° 7.245'

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     First Free School of Queen Anne's County erected near here 1724. Its sixth master was Charles Peale, father of the distinguished portrait painter and museum founder—born 1741 in living quarters near the school.
     Luther Martin, renowned Barister, was among the school's masters who later attained distinction in public service. The school's visitors were local colonial leaders and among the pupils were many of the forefathers of the County's prominent citizens.
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HM NumberHM1GB
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 402988 N 4320412
Decimal Degrees39.02738333, -76.12075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.643', W 76° 7.245'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 38.58" N, 76° 7' 14.70" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 Wrights Neck Rd, Centreville MD 21617, US
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