Hyattsville in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Osborne Perry Anderson
Osborne Perry Anderson
July 17, 1830† †December 11, 1872
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life for His Friend. John 15:13
Location. 38° 54.518′ N, 76° 52.78′ W. Marker is in Hyattsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Click for map. This marker is in the Costen Section, Lot 114, Grave 5, in the National Harmony Memorial Park - 7101 Sheriff Road Hyattsville. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20785, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas R Hawkins (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth Keckly (here, next to this marker); Christian A Fleetwood (here, next to this marker); Philip Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Park High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Beallís Pleasure Ridgeley Rosenwald School (approx. 1.6 miles away); All Veterans of Seat Pleasant (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hyattsville.
More about this marker. Osborne Anderson's body was buried at Columbia Harmony Cemetery in DC but was moved to an unmarked mass grave at National Harmony Memorial Park after the former cemetery closed in 1960. This plaque was dedicated on Veterans Day 2000.
Also see . . .
1. At Cemetery, a John Brown Raider Is Remembered. Washington Post, November 16, 2000. Posted by Henrietta Vinton Davis's Weblog. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. A Voice from Harper's Ferry. a narrative of events at Harper's Ferry, by Osborne P. Anderson, 1861, at the Internet Archive. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • War, US Civil •
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