Whitehaven

Whitehaven (HM1ZM)

Location: Quantico, MD 21856 Wicomico County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 16.221', W 75° 47.474'

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Chartered by Charles Calvert, 3rd Lord Baltimore, c. 1685. Town Incorporated c. 1702.

Ferry operated here as early as 1692. Settlers were led by Col. George Gale of Whitehaven in the North of England. His first wife, Mildred Warner Washington who by previous marriage was George Washington's grandmother, lived nearby before her death in 1701. "Whitehaven Company" of Somerset County Militia fought with the Maryland Line in Revolutionary War.
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HM NumberHM1ZM
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Placed BySociety of Colonial Wars, Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:17am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 430787 N 4236107
Decimal Degrees38.27035000, -75.79123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 16.221', W 75° 47.474'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 16' 13.26" N, 75° 47' 28.44" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-110 Church St, Quantico MD 21856, US
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