Calvert Monument - St Mary's, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 38° 11.254 W 076° 26.149
18S E 374257 N 4227600
A monument in Trinity Episcopal Churchyard in St. Mary's, Maryland.
Waymark Code: WM15E7X
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 2

Photos taken on 18 December 2021. It stands roughly 40 feet tall and is designated as CALVERT MONUMENT 1908. The text says, "(west face) To the memory of Leonard Calvert, First Governor of Maryland this monument is erected by the State of Maryland.

(north face) Leonard Calvert, second son of George Calvert, first Baron of Baltimore and Anne, his wife, led the first colonists to Maryland November 22, 1633–March 3, 1634. Founded St. Mary’s March 27, 1634. Died June 9, 1647.

(south face) By his wisdom, justice, and fidelity he fostered the infancy of the Colony, guided it through great perils, and dying left it at peace. The descendants and successors of the men he governed here record their grateful recognition of his virtues. November MDCCCXC.

(east face) Erected on the site of the Old Mulberry Tree, under which the first colonists of Maryland assembled to establish a government where the persecuted and oppressed of every creed and of every clime might repose in peace and security, adore their common God and enjoy the priceless blessings of civil and religious liberty."
Relevant Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and a brief account of your visit including any relevant observations and experiences. New photos are highly encouraged to show additional features or views, but not mandatory. Add any new information that you may have from your personal experience or research.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Religious Freedom
Nearest Geocaches
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
Searcher28 visited Calvert Monument - St Mary's, MD 09/19/2015 Searcher28 visited it