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Near Newburg in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dents Meadow

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By Richard White, January 31, 2006
1. Dents Meadow
Inscription.  John Wilkes Booth and David Herold set out from here for the Virginia shore during the night of April 21, 1865, in a boat supplied by Thomas A. Jones.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Booth Escape Byway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.847′ N, 76° 59.217′ W. Marker is near Newburg, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Popes Creek Road 1.8 miles south of Crain Highway (U.S. 301). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newburg MD 20664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keechland (approx. half a mile away); "Huckleberry" (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crossing the Potomac (approx. 1.1 miles away); Southern Charles County Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); “Cliffton” (approx. 2.9 miles away); 300 Year Old Southern Red Oak (approx. 3 miles away); Wolleston Manor (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Cliffton (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburg.
 
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By Google Books., 1893
2. Dents Meadow
Illustration from the book "John Wilkes Booth: An Account of His Sojourn in Southern Maryland After the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, His Passage Across the Potomac, and His Death in Virginia" by Thomas A. Jones
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Also see . . .
1. John Wilkes Booth by Thomas A. Jones. (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
2. Booth's Escape Byway. (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
 
Additional keywords. President Abraham Lincoln assassination, John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Thomas A. Jones image. Click for full size.
By Google Books., 1893
3. Thomas A. Jones
Illustration from the book "John Wilkes Booth: An Account of His Sojourn in Southern Maryland After the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, His Passage Across the Potomac, and His Death in Virginia" by Thomas A. Jones
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May 26, 2007
4. Dents Meadow Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,125 times since then and 188 times this year. Last updated on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on May 17, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 2, 2008. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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