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Dr. Mudd's House

 
 
Dr. Mudd's House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, July 1, 2008
1. Dr. Mudd's House Marker
Inscription.  Dr. Mudd set the broken leg of Wilkes Booth who escaped from Washington after Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865. Dr. Mudd was tried and imprisoned on Dry Tortugas Island.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Booth's Escape series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1704.
 
Location. 38° 36.894′ N, 76° 52.9′ W. Marker is in Waldorf, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Leonardtown Road (Maryland Route 5) near Mattawoman - Beantown Road (Maryland Route 5). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waldorf MD 20601, 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 flies. Mattawoman Run (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House (approx. 3 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 3.1 miles away); Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd (approx. 3.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); John Wilkes Booth and his companion David Herold (approx. 3.4 miles away); John Thomas Parran, Jr (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waldorf.
 
Also see . . .  Booth's Escape Byway, Maryland Office of Tourism. (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
 
Additional keywords. John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs
2. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd
The house is about 3 miles away from this marker.
Dr. Mudd's House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, December 26, 2020
3. Dr. Mudd's House Marker
Dr. Samuel Mudd House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher J Shelton, April 28, 2018
4. Dr. Samuel Mudd House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,448 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 5, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on June 10, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   4. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Christopher J Shelton of Indianapolis, Indiana.

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