Glasgow (Cambridge, Maryland)

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Glasgow
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Glasgow (Cambridge, Maryland) is located in Maryland
Glasgow (Cambridge, Maryland)
Glasgow (Cambridge, Maryland) is located in the US
Glasgow (Cambridge, Maryland)
Location 1500 Hambrooks Blvd., Cambridge, Maryland
Coordinates 38°34′58″N 76°5′8″W / 38.58278°N 76.08556°W / 38.58278; -76.08556Coordinates: 38°34′58″N 76°5′8″W / 38.58278°N 76.08556°W / 38.58278; -76.08556
Built 1792
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference #

76000991

[1]
Added to NRHP October 08, 1976

Glasgow is a historic home located at Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland. It is a Federal style, gable-front, 2 12-story brick house built about 1792. Attached is a 1 12-story frame wing dating from the early 20th century.[2] Local history sometimes holds that the home was the birthplace of William Vans Murray, but land records and Murray's biographical data both indicate that it is unlikely that it was ever his home. It is possible, however, that Murray stayed there for some time after his return from his service as foreign minister in the Netherlands, with his first cousin William Murray Robertson, the owner at the time.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". Glasgow, Dorchester County. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-07. 
  3. ^ Maryland Historical Trust (August 1975). "National Register or Historic Places - Nomination Form" (PDF). Maryland State Archives. United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service. p. 5. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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