Adam the First

Adam the First (HM1NO6)

Location: Columbia, MD 21045 Howard County
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N 39° 12.794', W 76° 48.137'

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The first large land grant in what is now Howard County. Patented October 1, 1687 to Adam Shipley who came to Maryland from England in 1668. This marks a section of the western boundary of the 500 acre grant. A Shipley family cemetery is located among the trees to the east of this marker.

Erected to commemorate the the 300th anniversary of the grant, October 1, 1987.
HM NumberHM1NO6
Year Placed1987
Placed ByShipleys of Maryland, Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at 4:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees39.21323333, -76.80228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.794', W 76° 48.137'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 47.64" N, 76° 48' 8.22" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 443, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5803-5809 MD-108, Columbia MD 21045, US
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