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Margaret Brent Pilgrimage

 
 
Margaret Brent Pilgrimage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
1. Margaret Brent Pilgrimage Marker
Inscription.  Following the example of the "Army of the Hudson," whose members marched over 200 miles from New York to Washington in early 1913 to gain support for women's suffrage, in the summer of 1915 Maryland suffragists journeyed by covered wagon from Baltimore to Saint Mary's City, home of suffrage icon Margaret Brent, and spent a total of 23 days traveling throughout Southern Maryland in the state's most extensive pilgrimage.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 11.285′ N, 76° 25.951′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Point Lookout Road (Route 5) 0.1 miles south of Trinity Church Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16855 Point Lookout Road, Saint Marys City MD 20686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland’s Pride and Glory (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's Female Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's College of Maryland (within
Margaret Brent Pilgrimage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
2. Margaret Brent Pilgrimage Marker
shouting distance of this marker); The Gift of the Society of the Ark and the Dove (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Mary's Female Seminary (about 600 feet away); After the Disastrous Fire (about 600 feet away); Margaret Brent Hall (about 600 feet away); “...a convenient place for the administration of Justice.” (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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