Upper Marlboro in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Star-Spangled Banner Historic Trail
“The road...we travelled...was remarkably good... Running through the heart of a thick forest, it was...sheltered from the rays of the sun...which, in a climate like this, is of no slight" – British Lt. George Robert Gleig
Erected 2014 by National Park Service.
Location. 38° 43.896′ N, 76° 43.127′ W. Marker is in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Fenno Road. Click for map. Marker is on the entrance road to Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Marlboro MD 20772, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary (approx. 0.6 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Town of Nottingham (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Nottingham Schoolhouse Changing Guard (approx. 1.7 miles away); Man and the River (approx. 1.7 miles away); Nottingham (approx. 1.7 miles away); Aviation History (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Upper Marlboro.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
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