Leonard Calvert

Leonard Calvert (HM67J)

Location: St Marys City, MD 20686 St Mary's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.238', W 76° 26.127'

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(west face) To the memory of Leonard Calvert, First Governor of Maryland this monument is erected by the State of Maryland.

(north face) Leonard Calvert, second son of George Calvert, first Baron of Baltimore and Anne, his wife, led the first colonists to Maryland November 22, 1633-March 3, 1634. Founded St. Mary's March 27, 1634. Died June 9, 1647.

(south face) By his wisdom, justice, and fidelity he fostered the infancy of the Colony, guided it through great perils, and dying left it at peace. The descendants and successors of the men he governed here record their grateful recognition of his virtues. November MDCCCXC.

(east face) Erected on the site of the Old Mulberry Tree, under which the first colonists of Maryland assembled to establish a government where the persecuted and oppressed of every creed and of every clime might repose in peace and security, adore their common God and enjoy the priceless blessings of civil and religious liberty.
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Details
HM NumberHM67J
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Saint Mary's City series
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe State of Maryland
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374289 N 4227570
Decimal Degrees38.18730000, -76.43545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.238', W 76° 26.127'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 14.28" N, 76° 26' 7.62" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 47414 Old State House Rd, St Marys City MD 20686, US
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