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

Dents Meadow

 
 
Dents Meadow Photo, Click for full size
By Richard White, January 31, 2006
1. Dents Meadow
Inscription. (One mile [west]) John Wilkes Booth and David Herold set out from here for the Virginia shore during the night of April 21, 1865, in a boat supplied by Thomas A. Jones.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 24.847′ N, 76° 59.217′ W. Marker is near Newburg, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Popes Creek Road 1.8 miles south of Crain Highway (U.S. 301). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newburg MD 20664, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keechland (approx. half a mile away); "Huckleberry" (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crossing the Potomac (approx. 1.1 miles away); “Cliffton” (approx. 2.9 miles away); 300 Year Old Southern Red Oak (approx. 3 miles away); Wolleston Manor (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Cliffton (approx. 3.3 miles away); John Wilkes Booth and David Herold (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
Dents Meadow Marker Photo, Click for full size
May 26, 2007
2. Dents Meadow Marker
 John Wilkes Booth Escape Route. Illustrated page by Ed Bearss on the CivilWarStudies.org website. Includes map. (Submitted on May 19, 2007.) 
 
Additional keywords. President Abraham Lincoln assassination, John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,489 times since then and 134 times this year. Last updated on , by Chad Cavender of La Plata, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland.   2. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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