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Davidsonville in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middle Plantation

 
 
Middle Plantation Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
1. Middle Plantation Marker
Inscription. 600 acres patented in 1664 to Mareen Duval, Esq., great Hugenot and native of France. Appointed Commissioner for Advancement of Trade 1683, he died here 1694. The plantation remained the ancestral seat of a junior branch of the Duvall family for many years.
 
Erected 1959 by Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants.
 
Location. 38° 57.972′ N, 76° 39.813′ W. Marker is in Davidsonville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Davidsonville Road (Maryland Route 424) half a mile north of John Hanson Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Davidsonville MD 21035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Watkins Slave Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Melford and Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Sacred Heart Chapel - White Marsh (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Birthplace of Johns Hopkins (approx. 4 miles away); William Levitt and Sons, Belair-at-Bowie (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Belair Stud Farm (approx. 4.3 miles away); Belair Stable (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mareen Duvall (1664 - 1694). 9th great-grandfather of President Barack Hussein Obama ... (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
Middle Plantation house Photo, Click for full size
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Inventory), March 1975
2. Middle Plantation house

 
Additional keywords. Duvall descendants: Harry S. Truman; Dick Cheney; Barack Obama ....
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Middle Plantation house Photo, Click for full size
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Inventory), March 1975
3. Middle Plantation house
Middle Plantation house Photo, Click for full size
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Inventory), March 1975
4. Middle Plantation house
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,855 times since then. Last updated on June 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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