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Oella in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Banneker

1731 - 1806

— Scientist —

 
 
Benjamin Banneker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
1. Benjamin Banneker Marker
Inscription.  Buried in an unmarked grave near here lies the remains of Benjamin Banneker, distinguished son of Maryland, who was born, lived, and died in this area.
 
Erected 1977 by Maryland Bicentennial Commission and the State Commission on Afro American History and Culture.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 39° 16.496′ N, 76° 46.732′ W. Marker is in Oella, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Westchester Avenue, 0 miles north of Oella Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2312 Westchester Avenue, Oella, Maryland, Catonsville MD 21228, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stone Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Banneker's Orchard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Bannaky (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Benjamin Banneker (approx. 0.4 miles away); 20th Anniversary
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(approx. half a mile away); Edges of Earth's Crust Collided Here (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Just One Nickel and I Could Ride" (approx. 0.9 miles away); The George Ellicott House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oella.
 
Benjamin Banneker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
2. Benjamin Banneker Marker
Benjamin Banneker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
3. Benjamin Banneker Marker
Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
4. Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church cemetery
Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
5. Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church
Sign on church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
6. Sign on church
Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
7. Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church
Plaque on Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 1, 2008
8. Plaque on Mt. Gilboa African Methodist Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 5,139 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on July 9, 2013, by Bernard H. Berne of Arlington, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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