"Lord's Gift"

"Lord's Gift" (HM1GI)

Location: Queenstown, MD 21658 Queen Anne's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 59.103', W 76° 9.705'

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1050 Acres. Granted to Henry Coursey, 1658. 1000 acres by order of Lord Baltimore for "conspicuous faithfulness to him during the late contest" (the Uprising of 1652 by Richard Bennett and William Claiborne). The 50 acres were for transporting himself into the Colony. This is the tract known as the "Thumbgrant" of legendary origin.
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HM NumberHM1GI
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Historical PeriodColonial
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:17am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 399379 N 4315759
Decimal Degrees38.98505000, -76.16175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.103', W 76° 9.705'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 6.1800" N, 76° 9' 42.3000" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near MD-18, Queenstown MD 21658, US
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