Bryantown in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Village of Bryantown
— John Wilkes Booth - Escape of an Assassin —
(Sidebar): The crossroads village of Bryantown dates to the colonial era, and by its heyday in the 1850s, it had become a commercial center with stores, mills, and taverns. During the Civil War, James H. Montgomery operated the tavern. Of its
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Maryland Civil War Trails series lists.
Location. 38° 33.293′ N, 76° 50.572′ W. Marker is in Bryantown, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Trotter Road (State Highway 5), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bryantown MD 20617, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boarman's Manor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rev. Lawrence Anthony Bender, S.S. (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Mary’s Church and Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Mary’s Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Thomas Parran, Jr (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryantown.
More about this marker. On the lower left is a photo of Bryantown after the Civil War. To the right of the main text is a photo of Bryantown Tavern. On the right is a map of the Booth Escape route with stars indicating Civil War Trails stops.
Also see . . .
1. John Wilkes Booth: Chasing Lincoln’s Assassin. Maryland Official of Tourism entry (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
2. Bryantown Historic District, Maryland's National Register Properties. Maryland Historical Trust entry (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
3. Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum. Museum homepage (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
Additional keywords. John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2008. This page has been viewed 3,280 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 4, 2008. 2. submitted on August 5, 2019. 3. submitted on January 4, 2008. 4. submitted on August 5, 2019. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.