Genesar

Genesar (HM2830)

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N 38° 14.053', W 75° 11.334'

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Genesar

ALSO "GENZAR," "GENESSAR," "GENEZIR" AND "GENEZER"

2200 ACRES" LAYING ON THE SEA BOARD SIDE IN BOQUETONORTON (POQADENORTON) HUNDRED" PATENED MAY 10, 1676, TO COL. WILLIAM STEVENS, AND ON JANUARY 10, 1679, TO CHARLES RATCLIFFE. BRICK HOUSE BELIEVED BUILT IN 1732 BY MAJ. JOHN PURNELL. DURING THE REVOLUTION, ZADOK PURNELL WAS ARTHORIZED TO BUILD A BATTERY NEAR HERE TO REPEL POSSIBLE ATTACKS FROM BRITISH SHIPS IN SINEPUXENT BAY.



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HM NumberHM2830
Additional InformationAmazing piece of history. Wish that it could be restored and opened to the public.
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Historical PeriodColonial
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeHistoric Home
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleInterpretative Marker / Sign
Placed ByMaryland Bicentennial Commission and Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 1:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Directions InformationDown rt.611 to south point rd. marker is on the right going down south point rd. Which dead ends into the bay. When coming back up south point rd. Look to your left just as you pass cove court rd. You will see the marker almost over grown with vegatation on the side of the road.
Location DescriptionEastern shore of Maryland
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 483467 N 4231819
Decimal Degrees38.23421667, -75.18890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.053', W 75° 11.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 3.18" N, 75° 11' 20.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , ,
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