Fairmount Heights in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Henry Pinckney House
608 60th Place
— Historic Resource, Built, c. 1905 —
Henry Pinckney was born in South Carolina and moved to the area when Theodore Roosevelt was Vice President. Henry Pinckney served as a steward to Roosevelt during his vice presidency and his presidency. Pinckney was well known throughout Washington DC especially at Eastern Market where he frequently made purchases for the President. The Pinckney children played with the Roosevelt Children at the White House. Henry Pinckney died in 1911 leaving the house to his wife Lenora and three children; Roswell. Theodore and Lenore.
Funded by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Sponsored By the Mayor and Town Council of Fairmount Heights, 2016
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
Location. 38° 53.881′ N, 76° 54.861′ W. Marker is in Fairmount Heights, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on 60th Place, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 608 60th Place, Capitol Heights MD 20743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John S. Johnson House (a few steps from this marker); Cornelius Fonville House (within shouting distance of this marker); Charity Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Original Municipal Center (about 500 feet away); Municipal Center Site (about 500 feet away); World War II Monument (about 600 feet away); Doswell Brooks House (about 600 feet away); In Honor of the Men and Women of Fairmount Heights who Served in World War II (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmount Heights.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.