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Davidsonville in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middle Plantation

 
 
Middle Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
1. Middle Plantation Marker
Inscription.  600 acres patented in 1664 to Mareen Duval, Esq., great Hugenot and native of France. Appointed Commissioner for Advancement of Trade 1683, he died here 1694. The plantation remained the ancestral seat of a junior branch of the Duvall family for many years.
 
Erected 1959 by Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1664.
 
Location. 38° 57.972′ N, 76° 39.813′ W. Marker is in Davidsonville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Davidsonville Road (Maryland Route 424) half a mile north of John Hanson Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Davidsonville MD 21035, 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. Watkins Slave Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Linthicum Walks (approx. 2.3 miles away); Melford and Cemetery (approx. 2½ miles away); Williams Plains
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Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Inventory), March 1975
2. Middle Plantation house
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); Sacred Heart Chapel - White Marsh (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Birthplace of Johns Hopkins (approx. 4 miles away); William Levitt and Sons, Belair-at-Bowie (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mareen Duvall (1664 - 1694). 9th great-grandfather of President Barack Hussein Obama ... (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Duvall descendants: Harry S. Truman; Dick Cheney; Barack Obama ....
 
Middle Plantation house image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Inventory), March 1975
3. Middle Plantation house
Middle Plantation house image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Inventory), March 1975
4. Middle Plantation house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,985 times since then and 198 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022