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Cooksville in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield


Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
1. Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield Marker
Inscription.  The grave of this Revolutionary War patriot is near this site. A member of the Sons of Liberty, he participated in the burning of the brig “Peggy Stewart,” at Annapolis, October 19, 1774, and also served as a major in the Elkridge Battalion during the war.
Erected by Colonel Thomas Dorsey Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 19, 1728.
Location. 39° 18.135′ N, 77° 1.263′ W. Marker is in Cooksville, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of Carrs Mill Road and Roxbury Mills Road (Maryland Route 97), on the right when traveling east on Carrs Mill Road. Marker is about 100 feet from the Carrs Mill roadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cooksville MD 21723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker
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, measured as the crow flies. Cooksville High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Gregory United Methodist Church Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Simpson & Mount Gregory United Methodist Churches (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roberts Inn (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cooksville (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Cooksville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.3 miles away); Moving Goods on the National Road (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooksville.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Burning of the Brig "Peggy Stewart" Marker in Annapolis, MD
Additional commentary.
1. This marker is missing
I have searched for this marker several times through 2008 and cannot find it. I drive past the intersection of Carrs Mill Rd and Roxbury Mill Rd on my way to and from work and after several attempts to find this marker I still cannot locate it. There is a new elementary school (Bushy Park Elementary) where this marker is said to be located and I believe the marker was removed when the school was built. I have found the grave site and combed the area around the marker's supposed location but cannot find it anywhere. Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor
Dr. Warfield's Gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
2. Dr. Warfield's Gravesite
The gravesite is half a mile west of the marker on Carrs Mill Road (south side) located on private property, but visible from the roadway.
    — Submitted December 31, 2008, by David Baraloto of Parkville, Maryland.

2. Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield Marker
The marker is now back in front of the school. I saw it today, 19 Nov 2009.
Editor's Note: Thank you!
    — Submitted November 19, 2009, by Marianne Pontius of Glenelg, Maryland.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,089 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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