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Count de Rochambeau's troops marched over this road from Spurrier's Tavern to "Scott's Plantation" (Belvoir) on Sept. 16, 1781 on the way to Yorktown. Washington and Rochambeau had gone ahead Sept. 10-11 on the way to Mt. Vernon.
Born in England about 1603, he emigrated to Virginia about 1628, and he came to Maryland about 1648. He brought with him nine settlers, and many others followed. He obtained about 5,000 acres located in St. Mary's, Charles and Calvert counties.
Adam Shipley, came to Anne Arundel County in 1668.
On March 30, 1681, 200 acres were surveyed and patented in his name. This tract was the earliest patented in the Shipley name. Marker was dedicated during the development of the subdivision na…
Adam Shipley, who came to Anne Arundel County in 1668, on March 30, 1681, patented 200 acres on the south side of the Severn River. Dedicated during the Tercentenary Commemoration of the Shipleys of Maryland. May 25, 1968.
Built as a Methodist Church in 1861 and used as the Church Sanctuary & Sunday School for fifty years. Moved in 1896 from SE to NE corner of General's Highway and Indian Landing roads, and dedicated in 1935 to Charles W. Baldwin, its pastor for 71 …
Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church, 1777-1977. This congregation met as a Methodist Society in 1777 at the John Sewell home, Brooksby's Point, where circuit rider Bishop Francis Asbury often preached. Present site deeded in 1817. This church…
Site of private high school for boys and girls. Its aim: "To create a love for labor, honesty and a high moral life." Phil Moore Leakin, founder and first principle, taught in rented log house, later in one-story school erected at cost of $600. Or…
This stone marks the Old Stage-Coach Road over which General George Washington traveled when on his way to Annapolis to resign his commission as Commander-in-Chief of the American Forces 23 December 1783.
Near this spot lies buried Henry Baldwin officer and engineer in the Revolutionary War 1777-1783. Charter member of the Society of the Cincinnati. Born Dec. 23, 1753 - Died Oct 15, 1793, at Rising Sun, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland.
Upper Plaque: This oak tree planted in 1967 perpetuates the memory of the original Three Mile Oak which stood nearby as explained in the marker below.
Lower Plaque: Trunk of the Three Mile OakUnder this tree passed General George Washington Dec…