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Widehall, Chestertown, Maryland.jpg
Widehall, July 2009
Widehall is located in Maryland
Widehall is located in the US
Location 101 Water St., Chestertown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°12′27″N 76°3′50″W / 39.20750°N 76.06389°W / 39.20750; -76.06389Coordinates: 39°12′27″N 76°3′50″W / 39.20750°N 76.06389°W / 39.20750; -76.06389
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1769
Architectural style Georgian
Part of Chestertown Historic District (#70000263)
NRHP Reference # 72000584[1]
Added to NRHP October 31, 1972
Widehall from the Chester River side

Widehall, also known as Water Lot #16, is a historic home in Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland. It is a large, 2 12-story, mid-Georgian, brick dwelling house built in 1769 by Thomas Smyth. It later was the home of Robert Wright, Governor of Maryland between 1806 and 1809; and of Ezekiel F. Chambers, State and United States Senator and Judge of the Court of Appeals.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972,[1] and it is a contributing property in the Chestertown Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". National Register of Historic Places: Widehall. Maryland Historical Trust. 2009-07-11. 

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