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Lanham in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln

 
 
Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
1. Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  A suburb established by progressive African Americans who worked in the District of Columbia. Platted in 1908 along a stop of the WB&A Electric Railway. Developed by Lawyer Educator, Civil Servant and activist Thomas Junius Calloway. Vice President and General Manager of the Lincoln Land Improvement Company. Most of the earliest houses were designed by Isaiah T. Hatton. Calloway obtained a grant from the Rosenwald fund to build a new school. opened in 1921, and served as first principal.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Rosenwald Schools series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 38° 57.523′ N, 76° 49.565′ W. Marker is in Lanham, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Annapolis Road (Maryland Route 450) and Baltimore Lane when traveling south on Annapolis Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5001 Baltimore Lane, Lanham MD 20706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
2. Lincoln Marker
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3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marietta (approx. 1.6 miles away); Moon Tree (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nike-Black Brant (approx. 2.6 miles away); Polar Robotic Ranger (approx. 2.6 miles away); Grooved Runway (approx. 2.6 miles away); Javelin (Argo D-4) (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sounding Rockets (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nike-Tomahawk (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lincoln Survey District. (PDF) Maryland Inventory of Historic Places (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Lincoln. African American Historic and Cultural Resources in Prince George's County Maryland. (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Thomas Junius Calloway House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
3. Thomas Junius Calloway House
The 1910 foursquare house at 9949 Elm Street was designed by architect Isaiah T. Hatton for Thomas Junius Calloway.
The Front Porch<br>Calloway House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
4. The Front Porch
Calloway House
Uncle Sam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, March 1, 2014
5. Uncle Sam
by the front door at Calloway House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 6, 2022