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

Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7

 
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
1. Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 Marker
Inscription.
Original Federal
Boundary Stone Southeast 7
District of Columbia
Placed in 1791-1792

This plaque placed here on
the 222nd anniversary
of the founding of
Washington, DC
1790-2012
Stone maintained by
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected 2012.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Original Federal Boundary Stones marker series.
 
Location. 38° 49.272′ N, 77° 0.066′ W. Marker is in Oxon Hill, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of South Capitol Street Southeast and Southern Avenue when traveling north on South Capitol Street Southeast. Click for map. Marker is on the side of Barnaby Run. Marker is in this post office area: Oxon Hill MD 20745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Greble (approx. 0.8 miles away in District of Columbia); Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 6 (approx. one mile away in District of Columbia); Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 6 (approx. one mile away in District of Columbia but
Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
2. Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 Marker
has been reported missing); Fort Carroll (approx. 1.1 miles away in District of Columbia); Oxon Cove, the Potomac, and the Chesapeake (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Capture of Alexandria (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Hanson (approx. 1.3 miles away); "Rockets on the Hill" (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oxon Hill.
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Original Location of Boundary Landmarker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
3. Original Location of Boundary Landmarker
Relocated on September 6, 1985
"SE7 stands by the bridge which carries Maryland Route 210 over Oxon Hill Run. If this stone has any special claim to fame, it is that it stands closer to more automobile traffic than any of the others." -- Revisiting Washington's Forty Boundary Stones, 1972, Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Vol. 48, 1973.
Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
4. Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7
Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 21, 2005
5. Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7
In 2005 this stone, SE 7, had a DAR fence but no plaque. It was adopted on October 28, 1916 by the Lucy Holcomb Chapter of the D.C. DAR who placed plaque on it.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 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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