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Mardela Springs in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Native Americans

 
 
Native Americans Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
1. Native Americans Marker
Inscription. This stone honors the memory of all the Native Americans alledged to be buried in this sacred ground.
 
Location. 38° 27.683′ N, 75° 45.125′ W. Marker is in Mardela Springs, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from Main Street 0.1 miles west of Ocean Gateway (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is about 200 feet from Main Street on the grounds of the Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Mardela Springs MD 21837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mason-Dixon Stone (here, next to this marker); Young's Purchase Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trans-Peninsular Line Midpoint Marker (approx. 3.2 miles away); San Domingo School (approx. 3.6 miles away); San Domingo School Community & Cultural Center (approx. 3.8 miles away); Discover: Vienna (approx. 4.1 miles away); Discover: The Nanticoke (approx. 4.1 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mardela Springs.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNative Americans
 
Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
2. Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church
The church, built 1842, is the site of the alleged Native American burial ground.
Barren Creek Spring House image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
3. Barren Creek Spring House
The spring house was built about 1865 and stands adjacent to the Barren Creek Springs church property.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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