Un-Tombstone Tuesday: A Stone’s Throw from the Bartlett Pear Inn

One interesting bit of Easton (Md.) history is located right across South Lane from the Bartlett Pear Inn (formerly the Hambleton House, built in 1790 by Benjamin Stevens). On the corner of South Lane and Harrison Street is a stone marker with the Roman numerals XXIII carved into it. This marker is from the original survey of the town in 1786 by a group including John Stevens (Benjamin’s father). The marker denotes Lot 23. Benjamin Stevens bought lots 24-26 on which the Bartlett Pear Inn now sits. (Photos by Missy Corley)

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2 thoughts on “Un-Tombstone Tuesday: A Stone’s Throw from the Bartlett Pear Inn

  1. A different take on Tombstone Tuesday and a pretty cool one at that! Thanks for posting this!

    Ruth Stephens

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