Wickliffe (HM1FB)

Location: Rock Hall, MD 21661 Kent County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.162', W 76° 13.386'

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Major Joseph Wickes, who settled on Eastern Neck Island c. 1658, was Chief Justice of Kent County. Before 1674 the Court met at Wickliffe, his home here (no longer standing). By 1680 he had acquired 864 acres, the southern half of the island, which he held until his death in 1692. His great-grandson Captain Lambert Wickes, who spent his early years here, served with distinction in the Continental Navy, was lost at sea with his Sloop-of-War Reprisal October 1, 1777.
HM NumberHM1FB
Placed ByCaptain Lambert Wickes Foundation & Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 394116 N 4319637
Decimal Degrees39.01936667, -76.22310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.162', W 76° 13.386'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 9.72" N, 76° 13' 23.16" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21279 MD-445, Rock Hall MD 21661, US
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