Upper Marlboro in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Fearing a night attack, Winder moved the troops to the Washington Navy Yard. British patrols en route to Bladensburg arrived at Long Old Fields just after the Americans left.
Erected 2014 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
Location. 38° 48.025′ N, 76° 49.533′ W. Marker is in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Woodyard Road. The marker is in Mellwood Pond Community Park on Woodyard Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6491 Woodyard Road, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, 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 Cat and Mouse (here, next to this marker); “Melwood Park” (approx. 0.9 miles away); His Lordship’s Kindness (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stables/Tack House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Slaves’ Infirmary [on His Lordship’s Kindness] (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mount Airy (approx. 2.4 miles away); U.S. Air Force Special Air Missions (approx. 2.9 miles away); Thomas Sim Lee (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Marlboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.