Overlooking West River

Overlooking West River (HM18SV)

Location: Harwood, MD 20776 Anne Arundel County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.988', W 76° 33.43'

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Cedar Park, Tulip Hill

Cedar Park
Patented to Richard Ewen in 1666 as "Ewen upon Ewenton." Brick house built c.1697 by Richard Galloway II around earlier frame structure possibly dating back to 1656. Known as "West River Farm" in 18th Century. Home and burial place of John Francis Mercer, 10th Governor of Maryland (1801-1803.)
Tulip Hill
Patented 1659 to Richard Talbott as "Poplar Knowle." Brick house built c.1756 by Samuel Galloway, Quaker merchant. George Washington recorded visits there Sept. 22 and 30, 1771, traveling to and from the races at Annapolis.
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HM NumberHM18SV
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
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Placed BySociety of Colonial Wars and Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 11:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 364874 N 4301260
Decimal Degrees38.84980000, -76.55716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.988', W 76° 33.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 59.28" N, 76° 33' 25.80" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4689-4699 Muddy Creek Rd, Harwood MD 20776, US
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