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Gibson's Grant Manor House

In November 1656, King William III granted colonists John Gibson and Henry Stoop a large coastal woodland property located on the Chester River and Macum Creek on the north side of Kent Island, before there was a Queen Anne’s county (or even a Queen Anne, for that matter). 

After passing through multiple families—first colonists, and then American citizens—the original 150-acre tract was increased to 250 acres with the purchase of neighboring property. The property’s manor house was built sometime between 1760 and 1780, and was renovated and expanded in the 1930s.  

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Copyright: Shawn t moore
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Uploaded: 22/01/2012
Updated: 12/04/2012
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Tags: gibson's grant; chester; maryland; manor house; colonial america
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