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Mardela Springs in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Native Americans

 
 
Native Americans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
1. Native Americans Marker
Inscription.  This stone honors the memory of all the Native Americans alledged to be buried in this sacred ground.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial EraNative Americans.
 
Location. 38° 27.683′ N, 75° 45.125′ W. Marker is in Mardela Springs, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, 0.1 miles west of Ocean Gateway (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling west. Marker is about 200 feet from Main Street on the grounds of the Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mardela Springs MD 21837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Springs at Barren Creek… (a few steps from this marker); Barren Creek Spring House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Barren Creek Springs Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Barren Creek Springs Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mason-Dixon Stone (about 300 feet away); Brattan-Taylor-Truitt Home
Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
2. Barren Creek Springs Presbyterian Church
The church, built 1842, is the site of the alleged Native American burial ground.
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(about 600 feet away); Lodge Hall (about 800 feet away); Livery Stable (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mardela Springs.
 
Barren Creek Spring House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 19, 2007
3. Barren Creek Spring House
The spring house was built about 1865 and stands adjacent to the Barren Creek Springs church property.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,554 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Aug. 17, 2022