Governor William Stone

Governor William Stone (HM1A7)

Location: Millersville, MD 21108 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 5.598', W 76° 36.797'

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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.

Lord Baltimore appointed him Governor of the Colony in 1648 and authorized him to enforce the Religious Toleration Act of 1649. He served until 1653. He died at Avon in Charles County in 1660.
HM NumberHM1A7
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society, Maryland Historical Trust
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360482 N 4328369
Decimal Degrees39.09330000, -76.61328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.598', W 76° 36.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 35.88" N, 76° 36' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-548 Governor Stone Pkwy, Millersville MD 21108, US
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