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Great Mills in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rat Hall

 
 
Rat Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
1. Rat Hall Marker
Inscription.  During the early 1800's, the flourishing textile industry at Clifton Factory supported what was considered a "cotton town." Land was subdivided into small lots to accommodate housing for the growing community. Several of these small structures were located beyond this marker; one of which was called "Rat Hall."
 
Location. 38° 14.425′ N, 76° 30.18′ W. Marker is in Great Mills, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Indian Bridge Road (Maryland Route 471) 0.3 miles north of Point Lookout Road (Maryland Route 5). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20854 Indian Bridge Road, Great Mills MD 20634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clifton Factory (here, next to this marker); Cecil's Mill Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Cecil's Mill (a few steps from this marker); Cecil's Saw Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Cecil's General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Colored Troops (approx. 3.3
Cecil's Mill from the south image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
2. Cecil's Mill from the south
miles away); The African American Monument In Elmer Brown Freedom Park (approx. 3.3 miles away); Welcome to the African American Monument of St. Mary's County (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Mills.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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