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

Dedicated to the Memory

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 9, 2020
1. Dedicated to the Memory Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the memory of those unknown who were enslaved and buried in the Archdiocese of Washington

The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them.
Wisdom 3:1

 
Erected by The Archdiocese of Washington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 38° 48.279′ N, 76° 57.993′ W. Marker is in Oxon Hill, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Brinkley Road just east of St. Ignatius Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 Brinkley Rd, Fort Washington MD 20744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Ignatius Church (a few steps from this marker); St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); John Hanson (approx. 1.4 miles away); Saint Monica (approx. 2 miles away); "Salubria"
Dedicated to the Memory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 9, 2020
2. Dedicated to the Memory Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (approx. 2 miles away); War All Around (approx. 2 miles away); Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxon Hill.
 
Additional keywords. enslaved persons, slavery, human trafficking
 
St. Ignatius Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 9, 2020
3. St. Ignatius Church
The marker is on the left of the church, near the eastern side of the graveyard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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