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

Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 5

 
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 5 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
1. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 5 Marker
Inscription.  
Original Federal Boundary Stone
District of Columbia
Placed 1791-1792
Protected by Constitution 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° 56.665′ N, 76° 58.501′ W. Marker is in Mount Rainier, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Eastern Avenue 0.1 miles north of Varnum Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4609 Eastern Avenue, Mount Rainier MD 20712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. (approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 5 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
2. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 5 Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); a different marker also named Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); Franciscan Monastery (approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); Corinthian Capital (approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); Carlo Angelo Facchina (approx. ¾ mile away in District of Columbia); Fort Bunker Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away in District of Columbia).
 
Regarding Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 5. This marker is known as the North East No.5 marker (NE 5), as it is the fifth 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 Stone image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
3. Northeast Side of Stone
Facing the state of Maryland.
Northwest Side of Stone image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
4. Northwest Side of Stone
Southeast Side of Stone image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
5. Southeast Side of Stone
Southwest Side of Stone image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
6. Southwest Side of Stone
Facing the "Jurisdiction of the United States".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,467 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 4, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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