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

Montpelier

 
 
Montpelier Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 2, 2004
1. Montpelier Marker
Inscription. The home of Major Snowden. Original Grant 1686. George Washington stopped here May 9 and September 21, 1787 on his way to and returning from the Constitutional Convention.
 
Erected 1932 by Society for the Preservation of Maryland Antiquities, Inc.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.196′ N, 76° 50.592′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Laurel Bowie Road (Route 197) and Montpelier Drive, on the right when traveling south on Laurel Bowie Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9314 Montpelier Drive, Laurel MD 20708, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dinosaurs in Maryland! (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dinosaur Park's Industrial Heritage (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dinosaur Alley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Welcome to Dinosaur Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Washington Carver (approx. 1.7 miles away); Three Sisters: Close Knit Communities of the Laurel Area.
Montpelier image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 2, 2004
2. Montpelier
Montpelier is accessed from Muirkirk Road which is about half a mile south of Montpelier Drive off Laurel Bowie Road (MD 197).
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Abraham Hall: A Historic African American Benevolent Lodge (approx. 1.8 miles away); Iron Production: Maryland's Industrial Past - The Iron Making Process (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
 
Additional comments.
1. Landmark status
Montpelier was designated a National Historic Landmark on April 11, 1970.
    — Submitted March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
National Historic Landmark plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 1, 2019
3. National Historic Landmark plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on January 1, 2019, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 1, 2019, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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