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Oxon Hill in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 9

 
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 27, 2008
1. Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9
Inscription.  
Jurisdiction of the United States
Miles 8
291 P
1792
Maryland
Var 0⁰ 37’ E

 
Erected 1792.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Original Federal Boundary Stones marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.224′ N, 77° 1.414′ W. Marker is in Oxon Hill, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Kenilworth Avenue Freeway. This marker is inaccessible. It might be reached by climbing under the I-295 bridge from Oxon Hill Farm Park or by boat. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxon Hill MD 20745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Potomac Highway (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Capture of Alexandria (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oxon Cove, the Potomac, and the Chesapeake (approx. 0.7 miles away); Crossing the River (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Two Worlds Meet in the Summer of 1608. (approx. ¾ mile away);
0⁰ 37' E image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 27, 2008
2. 0⁰ 37' E
"Rockets on the Hill" (approx. ¾ mile away); Working to Improve the River (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxon Hill.
 
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Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 27, 2008
3. Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9
Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 27, 2008
4. Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9
Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9 image. Click for full size.
By Fred Woodward
5. Original Federal Boundary Stone SE 9
Fred Woodward published this photo of SE-9 awash in the Potomac in his 1907 book A Ramble along the Boundary Stones of the District of Columbia with a Camera.
The Last Stone in Maryland image. Click for full size.
By National Capital Planning Commission, 1976
6. The Last Stone in Maryland
“Southeast No. 9 Mile Marker - The last stone in Maryland, this has been known in the past as the Fox Ferry Milestone probably because of its location in the Potomac riverbed at Fox's Ferry. It has been submerged in the river several times since the original survey and was moved to higher ground and reset in 1969. However, it has not been determined if the new site marks the actual District-Maryland boundary.” – National Capital Planning Commission, 1976.
From page 26 of Boundary Markers of the Nation’s Capital, A Proposal for Their Preservation and Protection – A National Capital Planning Commission Bicentennial Report. – Summer 1976
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on October 11, 2019, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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