Brookland

Brookland (HMEK)

Location: Perryville, MD 21903 Cecil County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 34.996', W 76° 4.339'

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Land Grant by Lord Baltimore, 1732

To present log wing, believed built in 1735, George Gale added fieldstone section c. 1781. Further additions to house were made in 19th century. Gale, born in Somerset County in 1756, served in Continental Army during Revolutionary War. Was member of Maryland Convention which ratified Federal Constitution (1788) and was elected to first U. S. Congress (1789). He died here in 1815, is buried nearby at St. Mark's Church.
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HM NumberHMEK
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Placed ByPerryville Bicentennial Committee and Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 407912 N 4382054
Decimal Degrees39.58326667, -76.07231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.996', W 76° 4.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 59.76" N, 76° 4' 20.34" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207 St Marks Church Rd, Perryville MD 21903, US
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