Laurel in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A “Little Dam” Powers the Avondale Mill
Riverfront Park Heritage & Nature Trail
Local boys frequently used the dam's reservoir as a swimming hole known as “Bacadocs.”
Location. 39° 6.526′ N, 76° 50.994′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Click for map. On the Riverfront Trail below the end of Post Office Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Post Office Avenue, Laurel MD 20707, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Philip's Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); An Angel Among US (about 800 feet away); First United Methodist Church of Laurel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patuxent River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Riverfront Park (approx. Avondale Mill: A Lost Treasure (approx. ¼ mile away); Avondale Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Laurel's Civil War Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Laurel.
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