Land Grant by Lord Baltimore, 1732To 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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|Placed By||Perryville Bicentennial Committee and Maryland Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:16pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 407912 N 4382054|
|Decimal Degrees||39.58326667, -76.07231667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 34.996', W 76° 4.339'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 34' 59.76" N, 76° 4' 20.34" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 207 St Marks Church Rd, Perryville MD 21903, US|
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