Bennett's Point Farm

Bennett's Point Farm (HM1GO)

Location: Queenstown, MD 21658 Queen Anne's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.446', W 76° 11.463'

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Originally called "Morgan's Neck." Surveyed in 1658 for Henry Morgan of the "Isle of Kent" as two tracts of 150 acres each. Henry Morgan was given the land for transporting two indentured servants into the province. The tracts descended to Morgan's wife Frances in 1663 and to his daughter Frances Sayer, wife of Col. Peter Sayer, in 1676. In 1698, the farm passed to Elizabeth Rousby, granddaughter of Henry Morgan, and wife of Richard Bennett III. It left ownership of Morgan descendants in 1793 when sold to Col. James Hindman. In 1801, it was acquired by Major Richard Tilghman whose heirs owned it until 1871. Richard and Elizabeth Bennett are buried nearby in the partially restored chapel.
HM NumberHM1GO
Placed ByBennett's Point Improvement Association and Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 1:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 396704 N 4305329
Decimal Degrees38.89076667, -76.19105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.446', W 76° 11.463'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 26.76" N, 76° 11' 27.78" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2798-3002 Bennett Point Rd, Queenstown MD 21658, US
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