Maryland: Saint Mary's City
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Here lyeth the body of Lionel Copley of Wadworth, County York, England, born 1648, died Sept. 27, 1693. And of Anne Boteler, his wife, of Watton, Woodhull, County Herts, England, died March 5, 1692.
He was sometime Lieutenant Governour of Kingston Upon …
In memory of Nicholas Young of St. Mary's Co. Maryland, elected to the House of Burgesses Nov 30, 1665.
Boxwood dedicated June 13, 1932, and tablet placed through Maj. William Thomas Chapter, D.A.R. by Delia Harris Maddox, Ann Delia Power Yellman, decend…
Mathias de Sousa was the first black Marylander. Of African and Portuguese descent, he was one of nine indentured servants brought to Maryland by Jesuit missionaries and was on The Ark when Lord Baltimore's expedition arrived in the St. Mary's River in 1634…
(No inscription save the title. This marker tells its story pictorially.)
Built 1642 on Smith's Creek, Saint Mary's County. Removed to lot near present rectory, Saint Mary's City.
In 1695 the Capital was removed from Saint Mary's City to Annapolis and the State House came to be a place of Church of England worship.
In 1720 …
In memory of Thomas Allen Senior, a passenger of the Ark and Dove expedition, member of Assembly of Maryland 1648, Justice of the Peace of Isle of Kent, found shot on the sands of Point Lookout, St. Mary's County Maryland August 11, 1648.
Placed by his d…
Margaret Brent (ca. 1601-1671), a Catholic gentlewoman, lived in Maryland from 1638 to 1650. In June 1647 the dying governor, Leonard Calvert, made her executrix of his estate with power to pay the soldiers he had hired to put down a Protestant rebellion. M…
The National Society, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America placed this tablet in honor of our National President 1952-1955 Laura Maryland Carpenter Blinn, born in St. Mary's County and whose ancestors landed here with the Lord Baltimore Colony 1634…
In the early 1880s, Marylanders began to commemorate the "lost city" of St. Mary's as a place of special significance. The 300th anniversary of Maryland's founding in 1934 brought renewed attention and enthusiasm. The State House replica was built, a huge c…
Lord of St. Michael's, Trinity, and St. Gabriel's Manors with Court Leet and Court Baron. First governor of Maryland 1634-1647.