Old Elkton Log House Looks Fine on an Early April Morning

An old structure that has seen the passage of over 200 springs was looking fine on this chilly morning in early April.  The Rev. William Duke built the log house in Elkton about 1799.  Here he conducted a school for boys and held the first Anglican services in town.  In the early 1970s plans for expansion of Union Hospital called for tearing the dwelling down, so it was moved to its present site in the rear of the 135 E. Main Street by the Historical Society of Cecil County.

Rev. Duke’s Log House

Moving the log house in 1972.

Moving the log house in 1972.

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