Princess Anne Maryland
The Town of Princess Anne Maryland lies in northern Somerset County and serves as its county seat. The town was was founded in 1733 and named after the daughter of King George II. By the mid 1800's, Princess Anne was well established as a center of trade because of it's location at the head of the Manokin River. This growth was later augmented by an extension of the Eastern Shore Railroad.
Today, nearly 300 structures are entered in the National Register of Historic Places, making Princess Anne MD a popular destination for history buffs. The town is the home of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and around 3,300 residents.
Content Authored by Dale King