Veazey Street

Veazey Street in uppper northwest  is anmed after Thomas Ward Veazey (January 31, 1774 – July 1, 1842) who served the state of Maryland  in a variety of roles including Governor from 1836 to 1839, when he was selected to serve three consecutive one-year terms by the Maryland General Assembly. Veazey was the last Maryland governor to be elected in this fashion and also the last Whig Party member to serve as Maryland governor. As governor, he authorized $8 million dollars to begin projects such as the C&O canal and the B&O railroad. His home, Greenfields is lsite don the National Register of historic places. It was one of the fox hunting centers of Cecil County Maryland

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