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Near Benedict in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maxwell Hall

 
 
Maxwell Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, 2007
1. Maxwell Hall Marker
Inscription. Built circa 1768 by merchant and tobacco farmer George Maxwell, Maxwell Hall features massive twin chimneys and foundation stones of English chert. Local tradition holds that in the War of 1812, the British invasion force took possession of Maxwell Hall during their march on Washington in August 1814.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust and Maryland Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 31.938′ N, 76° 44.122′ W. Marker is near Benedict, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Prince Frederick Road (Maryland Route 231) and Teague's Point Road, on the right when traveling west on Prince Frederick Road. Click for map. Marker is about 1 mile west of the Prince Frederick Bridge and the town of Benedict. Marker is in this post office area: Hughesville MD 20637, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enemy Camp (approx. 2.6 miles away); Solid Ground (approx. 2.7 miles away); Camp Stanton (approx. 3.2 miles away); Benedict (approx. 3.2 miles away); The British are Coming (approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker
Maxwell Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, August 31, 2009
2. Maxwell Hall Marker
also named Camp Stanton (approx. 3.5 miles away); Alarming Sight (approx. 3.7 miles away); Brig Gen Leonard Covington (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Benedict.
 
Also see . . .  Maxwell Hall's Echoes of Williamsburg. 2007 Washington Post article by Nancy Trejos. (Submitted on February 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USColonial EraMan-Made FeaturesWar of 1812
 
Maxwell Hall Marker at State Road 231 and Teagues Point Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 7, 2010
3. Maxwell Hall Marker at State Road 231 and Teagues Point Road
Maxwell Hall image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), December 1972
4. Maxwell Hall
Maxwell Hall image. Click for full size.
J. Richard Rivoire - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), December 1972
5. Maxwell Hall
Maxwell Hall image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
6. Maxwell Hall
Maxwell Hall image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
7. Maxwell Hall
Maxwell Hall image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
8. Maxwell Hall
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
9. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
10. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
11. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
12. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, 1935
13. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
14. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
15. Maxwell Hall (interior)
Maxwell Hall (interior) image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1935
16. Maxwell Hall (interior)
 
 
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