MD-021 Trentham

Marker text: TRENTHAM
Named for free school of Trentham, Staffordshire, England, where Reverend Thomas Craddock had taught. When he married High Sheriff John RisteauÕs daughter, this estate was her dowry. They built a house in 1746 and in 1747 he opened a boyÕs boarding school there. The original house, damaged by fire in 1857, was rebuilt in 1860. The octagonal bathhouse dates from 1747.

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