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

Osborne Perry Anderson

 
 
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Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
1. Osborne Perry Anderson Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of
Osborne Perry Anderson
July 17, 1830   December 11, 1872
This dedicated and brave Christian traveled from Chatham, Canada to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, to fight beside John Brown in his quest to abolish slavery. He later served as a Union soldier in the Civil War.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

 
Erected 2000.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1842.
 
Location. 38° 54.518′ N, 76° 52.78′ W. Marker is in Hyattsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. This marker is in the Costen Section, Lot 114, Grave 5, in the National Harmony Memorial Park - 7101 Sheriff Road Hyattsville. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas R Hawkins (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth Keckly (here, next to this marker); Christian A Fleetwood
Osborne Perry Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
2. Osborne Perry Anderson Marker
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(here, next to this marker); This Memorial is Dedicated (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Memorial Honors Philip Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marvin F. Wilson Stadium (approx. 0.6 miles away); Development at the Wilson Farm Site (approx. ¾ mile away); History of the Wilson Farm (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyattsville.
 
More about this marker. Osborne Anderson's body was buried at Columbia Harmony Cemetery in DC but was moved to an unmarked mass grave at National Harmony Memorial Park after the former cemetery closed in 1960. This plaque was dedicated on Veterans Day 2000.
 
Also see . . .  A Voice from Harper's Ferry. a narrative of events at Harper's Ferry, by Osborne P. Anderson, 1861, at the Internet Archive. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
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3. Osborne Perry Anderson
At Cemetery, a John Brown Raider Is Remembered
Henrietta Vinton Davis's Weblog entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022