Near Preston in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1966 by Caroline County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1910.
Location. 38° 45.709′ N, 75° 52.659′ W. Marker is near Preston, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Auction Road (Maryland Route 621) and Harmony Road (Maryland Route 16), on the right when traveling east on Auction Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston MD 21655, 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 Webb Cabin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colonel William Richardson (approx. 2.2 miles away); “Sailing Away to Freedom” (approx. 3˝ miles away); William Richardson (approx. 3˝ miles away); Site of Frazier’s Chapel (approx. 3.8 miles away); Preston (approx. 3.8 miles away); Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mt. Pleasant M. E. Church (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
More about this marker. Local historians indicate the original spelling of Dickenson was Dickinson. Original source documents contain the original spelling, while more contemporary spelling evolved to Dickenson.
Also see . . .
1. Charles Dickinson. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. The History of Caroline County, Maryland, From Its Beginning. The circumstances connected with the famous duel between Andrew Jackson of Tennessee and Charles Dickinson of Caroline County, Maryland, are herewith given as gleaned from several apparently reliable sources. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Charles Henry Dickinson. "Find A Grave" entry solves the mystery of "Where is Charles Dickinson?" (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Additional keywords. Duels
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,247 times since then and 80 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week May 29, 2016. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 4. submitted on May 28, 2016. 5. submitted on December 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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