Newburg in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 38° 22.312′ N, 76° 57.584′ W. Marker is in Newburg, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Crain Highway (U.S. 301) near Cliffton Road, on the right when traveling south. 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 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potomac Diversion (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ways to Explore Southern Maryland’s Scenic and Historic Routes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Explore your Cheaspeake Discover Southern Maryland’s Amazing Stories of Exploration, Hope, and Courage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburg.
Regarding Cliffton. According to the report in the Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, "Clifton No. 2 was first identified in the early 1970's by J. Richard Rivoire just prior to the site's subdivision, now Clifton on the Potomac. At the time it was believed that htis was the home of Josiah Fendall and plans were underway to convert the structure into a museum. Later research revealed that the existing 18th c. structure was likely built as a dependency for a much larger dwelling. After learning this, the building and its plans were abandoned leading to its eventual collapse in the mid-1980's."
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,658 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.