Charlotte Hall in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Village of Charlotte Hall
Three Notch Trail
This peaceful, well preserved Village has several sites of historic interest and a number of structures built during the 18th and early 19th centuries. The walk from the St. Mary's County Library to the Northern Senior Activity Center provides visitors with a glimpse of days gone by.
Rail History 1935–1953
Patty Poffenbarger lives in Charlotte Hall in the house where she grew up. As a child, she remembers the trains running beside her home's picket fence. "Twice a day we made sure the front gate was shut, because the train would come so close, it would hit the gate when it passed by."
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
Location. 38° 28.848′ N, 76° 46.739′ W. Marker is in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Charlotte Hall Road, 0.2 miles north of Charlotte Hall School Road, on the left when traveling north. Located on the Three Notch Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte Hall MD 20622, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charlotte Hall School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cadet Pierre A. Mourthé (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coole Springs of Saint Marie’s (approx. 0.2 miles away); No Match for British Might (approx. ¼ mile away); Ye Coole Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Charlotte Hall School (approx. ¼ mile away); Maryland Begins Here (approx. ¼ mile away); Amish Community (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte Hall.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 160 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.