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Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 9

 
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
1. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker
Inscription.  
Original Federal Boundary Stone
District of Columbia
Placed 1791-1792
Protected by Capt Molly Pitcher 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 38° 54.19′ N, 76° 55.341′ W. Marker is in Fairmount Heights, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Eastern Avenue Northeast 0 miles south of Sheriff Road Northeast, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in front yard of home. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 919 Eastern Avenue Northeast, Capitol Heights MD 20743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert S. Nichols House (approx. 0.3 miles away); James F. Armstrong House (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
2. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker
Another nearly identical marker below the older one. this one was placed in 1974 by the Manor House Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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Fairmount Heights Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trammell-Taylor House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Hargrove House (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of the Men and Women of Fairmount Heights who Served in World War II (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmount Heights.
 
Regarding Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 9. This marker is known as the North East No.9 marker (NE 9), as it is the ninth marker from the North marker along the Northeast boundary between the District of Columbia and Maryland.
 
Also see . . .
1. DC DAR website on Boundary Stones. (Submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.)
2. Boundary Stones of the District of Columbia. (Submitted on April 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
3. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker
Southwest Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
4. Southwest Side of Marker
Facing the "Jurisdiction of the United States".
1974 DAR Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2005
5. 1974 DAR Plaque
Original Federal Boundary Stone
District of Columbia
Placed 1792
Protected by Manor House Chapter
Daughters of
The American Revolution
1974
Jurisdiction of the United States<br>Miles 9 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2005
6. Jurisdiction of the United States
Miles 9
Northeast No. 9.<br>Near Burrville image. Click for full size.
By Fred E. Woodward, 1908
7. Northeast No. 9.
Near Burrville
In 1908, Fred E. Woodward found this stone tangled in weeds among the roots of cherry tree.
From: Fred E. Woodward, With a Camera over the Old District Boundary Lines, Columbia Historical Society proceedings, 1908.
Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2005
8. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 9 Marker
In the front yard of 919 Eastern Avenue.
Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 8 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roberto Bernate, November 22, 2018
9. Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 8 Marker
This stone, near Kenithworth and Eastern Avenues, does not have a marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,764 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2020, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   9. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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