Adam the First

Adam the First (HM1NO6)

Location: Columbia, MD 21045 Howard County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 12.794', W 76° 48.137'

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The first large land grant in what is now Howard County. Patented October 1, 1687 to Adam Shipley who came to Maryland from England in 1668. This marks a section of the western boundary of the 500 acre grant. A Shipley family cemetery is located among the trees to the east of this marker.

Erected to commemorate the the 300th anniversary of the grant, October 1, 1987.
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HM NumberHM1NO6
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByShipleys of Maryland, Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at 4:07pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees39.21323333, -76.80228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.794', W 76° 48.137'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 47.64" N, 76° 48' 8.22" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 443, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5803-5809 MD-108, Columbia MD 21045, US
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