Oella in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Buried in an unmarked grave near here lies the remains of Benjamin Banneker, distinguished son of Maryland, who was born, lived, and died in this area.
Erected 1977 by Maryland Bicentennial Commission and the State Commission on Afro American History and Culture.
Location. 39° 16.496′ N, 76° 46.732′ W. Marker is in Oella, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Westchester Avenue 0 miles north of Oella Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2312 Westchester Avenue, Oella, Maryland, Catonsville MD 21228, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Bannaky (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Benjamin Banneker (approx. 0.4 miles away); The George Ellicott House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oella (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ellicott’s Mills (approx. 0.9 miles away); Patapsco Female Institute (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named The Patapsco Female Institute (approx. one mile away); Road Versus Rails (approx. one mile away).
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