Dr. Smither's House

Dr. Smither's House (HMMF4)

Location: Chesapeake City, MD 21915 Cecil County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 31.602', W 75° 48.754'

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C. 1848

Built by Firman Layman, this house is a prime example of original details from the late 1840's when the Greek Revival architecture was in vogue. Waitman Smithers, the toll collector and later superintendent of the C&D Canal, purchased the house in 1912. His son, Dr. Delmar Smithers, for whom the house is named, lived here with his family after his father's death and served the community as dentist. In 1966 Delmar passed away at the age of 92. he left the house to his two daughters, Elizabeth & Margaret who lived here until 1995. The Smithers sisters were instrumental in starting the Civic Association and Historic Commission. In 1997 Lee Collins restored the home.
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HM NumberHMMF4
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Chesapeake City Historic District series
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Marker NumberB204
Year Placed2008
Placed ByCapt & Mrs. Schweizer
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 430162 N 4375542
Decimal Degrees39.52670000, -75.81256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 31.602', W 75° 48.754'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 31' 36.12" N, 75° 48' 45.24" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City MD 21915, US
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