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Prince Frederick in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
1. World War Memorial Marker
Bronze sculpture by Edward Berge (1876–1924) is approx. 6¼ feet tall and mounted on an 8 foot base.
Inscription.  The soldiers and sailors from Calvert County who lost their lives in the World War.

George Armiger • Solomon Barnes • Wm T Dorsey • Arck L Lore • William N Marquess • Thomas Osborne • Reuben Pitcher • Murray A Sherbert • Irving R Stallings • Harry Sunderland • Charles W Tongue • Alonzo Brown • James Butler • Wallace Curtis • John Gross • Thorton Gorman • Joseph S Jones • Benjamin Kent

Three hundred and fifteen patriots from this county answered the call for liberty and humanity.

Inscription on reverse:
This memorial is erected by the citizens of Calvert County to perpetuate the memory of their sons and daughters who made the supreme sacrifice and to those who served their country in the great World War: 1917 – 1918.
 
Erected 1920 by the Citizens of Calvert County.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 38° 32.322′ N, 76° 34.963′ W. Marker is in Prince Frederick
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, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Main Street (Maryland Route 765) 0.2 miles Church Street (Maryland Route 231), on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the lawn of the Calvert County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prince Frederick MD 20678, 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. Veterans Green (a few steps from this marker); Panic in Prince Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); Prince Frederick Library “Firsts” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur Storer Planetarium (approx. 0.9 miles away); W. S. Brooks High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Wallville School (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John’s Holiness Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prince Frederick.
 
World War Memorial Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, July 30, 2011
2. World War Memorial Marker (reverse)
Calvert County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
3. Calvert County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,952 times since then and 139 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on November 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on November 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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