Circa 1707In the selection of the middle point between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay for the start of the Mason-Dixon Line survey, this area was the center of a long controversy among British, Maryland and Pennsylvania officials as to whether Taylor's Island was a part of the mainland or an island. An adverse decision resulted in the loss of land to Pennsylvania, now Delaware.
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|Placed By||Maryland Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 385811 N 4258872|
|Decimal Degrees||38.47086667, -76.30898333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 28.252', W 76° 18.539'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 28' 15.12" N, 76° 18' 32.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4438 Hooper Neck Rd, Taylors Island MD 21669, US|
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