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Prince Frederick in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
1. World War Memorial Marker
Bronze sculpture by Edward Berge (1876–1924) is approx. 6¼ feet tall and mounted on an 8 foot base.
Inscription. The soldiers and sailors from Calvert County who lost their lives in the World War.

George Armiger • Solomon Barnes • Wm T Dorsey • Arck L Lore • William N Marquess • Thomas Osborne • Reuben Pitcher • Murray A Sherbert • Irving R Stallings • Harry Sunderland • Charles W Tongue • Alonzo Brown • James Butler • Wallace Curtis • John Gross • Thorton Gorman • Joseph S Jones • Benjamin Kent

Three hundred and fifteen patriots from this county answered the call for liberty and humanity.

Inscription on reverse:
This memorial is erected by the citizens of Calvert County to perpetuate the memory of their sons and daughters who made the supreme sacrifice and to those who served their country in the great World War: 1917 – 1918.
 
Erected 1920 by the Citizens of Calvert County.
 
Location. 38° 32.322′ N, 76° 34.963′ W. Marker is in Prince Frederick, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Main Street (Maryland Route 765) 0.2 miles from Church Street (Maryland Route 231), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the lawn of the Calvert County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Prince Frederick MD 20678, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
World War Memorial Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 30, 2011
2. World War Memorial Marker (reverse)
within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Green (a few steps from this marker); Panic in Prince Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); Prince Frederick Library “Firsts” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur Storer Planetarium (approx. 0.9 miles away); W. S. Brooks High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Wallville School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Joseph & James Wilkinson (approx. 1.6 miles away); St. John’s Holiness Church (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prince Frederick.
 
Categories. MilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Calvert County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
3. Calvert County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,536 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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