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Lanham in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln

 
 
Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
1. Lincoln Marker
Inscription. A suburb established by progressive African Americans who worked in the District of Columbia. Platted in 1908 along a stop of the WB&A Electric Railway. Developed by Lawyer Educator, Civil Servant and activist Thomas Junius Calloway. Vice President and General Manager of the Lincoln Land Improvement Company. Most of the earliest houses were designed by Isaiah T. Hatton. Calloway obtained a grant from the Rosenwald fund to build a new school. opened in 1921, and served as first principal.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
 
Location. 38° 57.523′ N, 76° 49.565′ W. Marker is in Lanham, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Annapolis Road (Maryland Route 450) and Baltimore Lane when traveling south on Annapolis Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lanham MD 20706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marietta (approx. 1.6 miles away); Holy Trinity Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Beallís Pleasure
Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
2. Lincoln Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Archaeology at the Frame Quarters (approx. 3.9 miles away); Northampton Slave Quarters and Archaeological Park (approx. 3.9 miles away); Seeking Freedom (approx. 3.9 miles away); Archaeology at the Brick Quarters (approx. 3.9 miles away); Weary Warriors (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lincoln Survey District. (PDF) Maryland Inventory of Historic Places (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Lincoln. African American Historic and Cultural Resources in Prince George's County Maryland. (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

3. Thomas J. Calloway House. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Thomas Junius Calloway House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
3. Thomas Junius Calloway House
The 1910 foursquare house at 9949 Elm Street was designed by architect Isaiah T. Hatton for Thomas Junius Calloway.
The Front Porch<br>Calloway House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
4. The Front Porch
Calloway House
Uncle Sam image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
5. Uncle Sam
by the front door at Calloway House.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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