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Enoch Louis Lowe

 
 
Enoch Louis Lowe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 9, 2017
1. Enoch Louis Lowe Marker
Inscription.  
The Home of
Enoch Louis Lowe
Aug. 10, 1820 — Aug. 23, 1892
Governor of Maryland
1851 — 1854
Marked by the Historical Society
of Frederick County March 25, 1956

 
Erected 1956 by the Historical Society of Frederick County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 24.984′ N, 77° 24.518′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Second Street and Maxwell Alley, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Second Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Stone Church of the Lutheran Faith in Western Maryland (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rupp Hospitality House (about 400 feet away); Evangelical Lutheran Church (about 400 feet away); Former Site of Tory Gaol
Enoch Louis Lowe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 9, 2017
2. Enoch Louis Lowe Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Loats Female Orphan Asylum of Frederick City (about 500 feet away); Hood College (about 500 feet away); Cultures Meet (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Regarding Enoch Louis Lowe. Enoch Louis Lowe was a Confederate sympathizer and “went south” during in the Civil War. He is mentioned in the fourth verse of Maryland's State Song, Maryland, My Maryland.

Come! 'tis the red dawn of the day,
Maryland!
Come with thy panoplied array,
Maryland!
With Ringgold's spirit for the fray,
With Watson's blood at Monterey,
With fearless Lowe and dashing May,
Maryland! My Maryland!

 
Also see . . .  Enoch Louis Lowe, Governor of Maryland, 1851-'54. by Caleb Clarke Magruder Jr., 1910 (Submitted on May 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
100 East Second Street<br>Home of Enoch Louis Lowe image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 9, 2017
3. 100 East Second Street
Home of Enoch Louis Lowe
Enoch Louis Lowe image. Click for full size.
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4. Enoch Louis Lowe
Portrait of Enoch Louis Lowe from Caleb Clarke Magruder's 1910 biography of Lowe which appeared in the Yearbook of the Clan Gregor Society. The portrait is said to be from an oil painting in the State House in Annapolis.
L'Hermitage image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 26, 2009
5. L'Hermitage
Enoch Louis Lowe was born at L'Hermitage, the Vincendiere plantation, (the Best farm on the Monocacy Battlefield). His mother was Adelaide Bellumeau de la Vincendiere.
Headstone<br>St. John's Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 9, 2017
6. Headstone
St. John's Cemetery

Enoch Louis Lowe
Aug. 1, 1820 — Aug. 23, 1892.
Governor of Maryland
1851 — 1854.
His Wife
Esther Winder Polk
Feb. 29, 1824 — Dec. 1, 1918.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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