Oxford - Bellevue Ferry

Oxford - Bellevue Ferry (HM1HP)

Location: Oxford, MD 21654 Talbot County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 41.573', W 76° 10.471'

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November 1683

Believed to be nation's oldest privately operated ferry service. Ferry has plied across Tred Avon River since Talbot County Court "pitcht upon Mr. Richard Royston to Keepe a Ferry" November 20, 1683, service has been continuous since 1836.
HM NumberHM1HP
Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe Star-Democrat, Talbot County Historical Society and Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 9:53pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] NATHAN MYERS  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 397856 N 4283350
Decimal Degrees38.69288333, -76.17451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.573', W 76° 10.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 34.38" N, 76° 10' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 243 MD-333, Oxford MD 21654, US
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