Revolutionary Officer, founder of GreensboroSon of Nathan Harrington and grandson of Peter Rich, early landowners here. He served in 1778 as 2nd Lieutenant, 28th Battalion of Militia, Caroline County. In 1783, he successfully laid out town on tract called Ingram's Desire (efforts to sell lots beside Choptank Bridge in 1732 having failed). He built brick house, church and Bernard Avenues, 1786-1789. After his death in 1814, he was buried in this yard which he had donated for Methodist Meeting House in 1789. Nearby are graves of his younger son Alexander and daughter Mary.
|Placed By||Maryland Bicentennial Commission & Maryland Historical Society|
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|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:47am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 430327 N 4314426|
|Decimal Degrees||38.97605000, -75.80433333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 58.563', W 75° 48.26'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 58' 33.78" N, 75° 48' 15.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 205-299 N Main St, Greensboro MD 21639, US|
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