College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles B. Calvert
Born August 20, 1808
Died May 12, 1864
"So soon as you give a professional and at the same time a liberal education to the farmer you at once arouse a professional pride to make his own the most honorable of all pursuits."
Extract from a letter of Charles B. Calvert to the public, June 30, 1852.
Erected 1914 by Maryland Agricultural College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1878.
Location. 38° 58.993′ N, 76° 56.528′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Knox Road and Preinkert Drive. The marker is on the northeast end of Calvert Hall on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. It accessible Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Quad Renovation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Class of 2002 (about 400 feet away); Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College (about 400 feet away); University of Maryland Memorial Chapel (about 600 feet away); Morrill Hall (about 700 feet away); Woods Hall Rain Garden (about 700 feet away); Millard E. Tydings (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
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Also see . . . Charles Benedict Calvert. Prince George's County Hall of Fame #7 (Submitted on November 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. University of Maryland, Charles Benedict Calvert.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on December 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on November 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on December 22, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.