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

Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 3

 
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 3 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
1. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 3 Marker
Inscription.  
Original Federal Boundary Stone
District of Columbia
Placed 1791-1792
Protected by Our Flag Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1916

 
Erected 1916 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Original Federal Boundary Stones series lists.
 
Location. 38° 57.915′ N, 77° 0.102′ W. Marker is in Chillum, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue Northeast, on the left when traveling south on Eastern Avenue. Marker is about 300 feet south of the intersection, next to a shopping center parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6201 Eastern Avenue, Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Defenses of Washington (approx. half a mile away in District of Columbia); Legacy Memorial Park
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 3 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
2. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 3 Marker
Mangled fence, garishly painted red, perhaps struck by an automobile?
(approx. half a mile away in District of Columbia); Fort Slocum (approx. 0.7 miles away in District of Columbia); WOOK-TV Building (approx. 0.7 miles away in District of Columbia); Marlon Francisco Morales (approx. 0.8 miles away in District of Columbia); Scott H. Lawson (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roscoe (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Takoma (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 3. This marker is known as the North East No.3 marker (NE 3), as it is the third marker from the North marker along the Northeast boundary between the District of Columbia and Maryland.
 
Also see . . .  Boundary Stones of the District of Columbia. (Submitted on April 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Northeast Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
3. Northeast Side of Marker
Facing the state of Maryland.
Northwest Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
4. Northwest Side of Marker
Southeast Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
5. Southeast Side of Marker
Southwest Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
6. Southwest Side of Marker
Facing the "Jurisdiction of the United States".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,653 times since then. Last updated on August 15, 2020, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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