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Maryland Historical Markers
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Historic markers have been a familiar sight on Maryland's roads and highways for more than half a century. The roadside historic marker program has proven an effective way to draw attention to the many events, people and places that have contributed to the richness of our state. There are hundreds of these along Maryland's roadways!

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Maryland Historical MarkersSite of Van Horn's Tavern

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The actual site of Van Horn's Tavern. It is now a residential area--the tavern appears to be gone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2006

last visited: 2/28/2010

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Maryland Historical MarkersVan Horn's Tavern

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Neat historical marker providing info about nearby Van's Tavern (which is no longer there, but a separate plaque commemorating the site is).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2006

last visited: 3/6/2010

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Maryland Historical MarkersThe First Telegram

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Cool marker noting the location of the telegram wires where the first telegram was transmitted. Not a very scenic location, and just a small area to pull off if you want to log it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2006

last visited: 2/28/2010

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Maryland Historical MarkersEbenezer Meeting House

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Marker referencing Ebenezer Meeting House, which was the first Methodist Episcopal Church in Beltsville, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DudleyGrunt

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/7/2008

last visited: 6/26/2011

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Maryland Historical MarkersSite of Rhode's Tavern - College Park, MD

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A state historical marker along Route 1 in College Park, Maryland near Beltsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/22/2021

last visited: 5/22/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersToaping Castle (Circa 1750)

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A plaque by Greenbelt Rd about an oak log cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/18/2009

last visited: 6/2/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersGreenbelt

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History of the making of the city of Greenbelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/18/2009

last visited: 6/2/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersMother Jones "Grand Old Champion of Labor"

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This marker along Riggs Road celebrates labor leader "Mother" Jones, who died on a nearby farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/24/2011

last visited: 6/2/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersCollege Park Airport - College Park, MD

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A state marker at the entrance to the College Park Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/23/2018

last visited: 8/23/2018

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Maryland Historical MarkersLaurel Railroad Depot

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Historic marker recounting the history of Laurel, Maryland's railroad depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DudleyGrunt

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 1/25/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersAsh Hill

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"Hitching Post Hill" or "Ash Hill"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 8/11/2015

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Maryland Historical MarkersRiversdale

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Riversdale

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/10/2009

last visited: 5/27/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersBowie Railroad Station Museum

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The Bowie Railroad Station Museum historical marker in Bowie, Prince George's County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geotrooperz-pp

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 6/30/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersSuffrage Motorcade

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Located in between the Melrose Skatepark and Route 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/14/2020

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBollman Iron Truss Bridge

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Maryland Historical Society marker, dated 1869. Last surviving example of the bridging system invented by Wendel Bollman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Technomancer

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/18/2006

last visited: 8/19/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersGeorge Washington House

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George Washington House

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 8/23/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersBowie State University

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Bowie State University-Oldest historically black institution of higher education in Maryland. Established in 1865 in Baltimore as a school for freed slaves. In 1867 became Baltimore Normal School for the education of colored teachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/26/2019

last visited: 9/28/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersAnnapolis and Elk Ridge Railroad - Annapolis Junction MD

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Annapolis and Elk Ridge Railroad began service in 1840 between Annapolis and the Washington Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Annapolis Junction. Sponsored by the state, the line was a key route for travel to and from the capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: 5/3/2022

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Maryland Historical Markers"Dueling Grounds"

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Dueling Grounds

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 6/29/2013

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Maryland Historical Markers"Historic Fort Lincoln Cemetery"

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Historic Fort Lincoln Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 8/23/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersDaniel Carroll of Rock Creek

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Placed by the Mongtomery County Historical Society to identify the home of Daniel Carroll. Carroll was one of three commissioners who surveyed the District of Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marylandgeocacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 6/21/2013

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Maryland Historical Markers"Belair Mansion"

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This marker for the Belair Mansion is on a busy stretch of Route 197, about half a mile from the actual mansion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: 6/30/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersSacred Heart Chapel - White Marsh

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Sacred Heart Chapel - White Marsh (Formerly St. Francis Borgia) This 18th century Jesuit structure was rebuilt after a fire in the 1850s and is the oldest Catholic Church in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/17/2012

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersChrist Episcopal Church (Old Brick)

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One of those "Pre-Columbian" artifacts, Old Brick was founded in 1711.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member _dadgad

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2006

last visited: 8/19/2021

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Maryland Historical MarkersEpiphany Episcopal Chapel and Church House - Odenton MD

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Only known World War I chapel in the United States. Consecrated in 1918 to minister to the soldiers at Camp Meade.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/8/2022

last visited: 3/9/2022

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