Brandywine in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2010 by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 38° 42.078′ N, 76° 52.463′ W. Marker is in Brandywine, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Branch Avenue (Maryland Route 5) and Accokeek Road (Maryland Route 373), in the medianTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7611 Accokeek Road, Brandywine MD 20613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Wilkes Booth and his companion David Herold (approx. 2.6 miles away); Thrift School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mattawoman Run (approx. 3.1 miles away); Louise F. Cosca Regional Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); Church of the Atonement, 1875 (approx. 3½ miles away); Cheltenham United Methodist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 4½ miles away); Surratt Tavern (approx. 4½ miles away).
Regarding T.B.. “T.B.” was the name of a 19th century village that stood at the intersection of present-day Brandywine Road and Old Brandywine Road. The village's name reportedly derives from the boundary stone that marked the division between lands owned by William Townshend and Thomas Brooke. The marker had a "T" on one side and a "B" on the other.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2010, by Jacqueline White of Williamsburg, VA - Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,824 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on January 7, 2011. Photos: 1. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Jacqueline White of Williamsburg, VA - Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Jacqueline White of Williamsburg, VA - Virginia. 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 6. submitted on April 8, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.