Near Croom in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Star-Spangled Banner Historic Trail
“The road...we travelled...was remarkably good... Running through the heart of a thick forest, it was...sheltered from the rays of the sun...which, in a climate like this, is of no slight" – British Lt. George Robert Gleig
Erected 2014 by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
Location. 38° 43.896′ N, 76° 43.127′ W. Marker is near Croom, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Fenno Road. Marker is on the entrance road to Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11711 Fenno Rd, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary (approx. 0.6 miles away); Columbia Air CenterThe War of 1812 (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Town of Nottingham (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Nottingham Schoolhouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Changing Guard (approx. 1.7 miles away); Woodland Indian Villages on the Patuxent River (approx. 1.7 miles away); Man and the River (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Croom.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 294 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.