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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 6

 
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
1. Original Federal Boundary Stone Marker
Inscription.  
Original Federal Boundary Stone
District of Columbia
Placed 1791–1792
Protected by Livingston Manor 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 (DAR), and the Original Federal Boundary Stones series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 38° 56.023′ N, 76° 57.68′ W. Marker is in Mount Rainier, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and 34th Street, on the right when traveling north on Eastern Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3601 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. Historic Fort Lincoln Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dueling Grounds (approx. half a mile away); Bladensburg Dueling Grounds (approx.
Original Federal Boundary Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
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half a mile away); The Road to the Capital (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Dueling Grounds (approx. half a mile away); The Road to the Capitol (approx. half a mile away); Marines & Flotillamen (approx. half a mile away); Little Church of Fort Lincoln (approx. half a mile away).
 
Regarding Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 6. This marker is known as the North East No.6 marker (NE 6), as it is the sixth 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.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
3. Northeast Side of Stone
Facing the state of Maryland.
Southeast Side of Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
4. Southeast Side of Stone
Southwest Side of Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
5. Southwest Side of Stone
Facing the "Jurisdiction of the United States".
Miles 6 & 10 P image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, March 15, 2008
6. Miles 6 & 10 P
“... as the end of the measured mile fell in the little stream flowing into the Eastern Branch the surveyors measured forward ten rods to the farther bank of the stream where firm ground was reached, and it is marked 6 Miles— 10 Poles.” -- Fred E. Woodward, 1907.
Northeast 6<br>Near Brentwood Road image. Click for full size.
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7. Northeast 6
Near Brentwood Road
From A Ramble Along the Boundary Stones of the District of Columbia with a Camera by Fred Eugene Woodward, 1907.
Milestone No. 6 Near Brentwood Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Google Books
8. Milestone No. 6 Near Brentwood Road.
From Senate Document No. 710, 64-2 - Report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916. Plate 22. - Digitized by Google
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,763 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2020, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   6, 7, 8. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022