Hyattsville in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Osborne Perry Anderson
Osborne Perry Anderson
July 17, 1830 December 11, 1872
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life for His Friend. John 15:13
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1842.
Location. 38° 54.518′ N, 76° 52.78′ W. Marker is in Hyattsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. This marker is in the Costen Section, Lot 114, Grave 5, in the National Harmony Memorial Park - 7101 Sheriff Road Hyattsville. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas R Hawkins (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth Keckly (here, next to this marker); Christian A Fleetwood (here, next to This Memorial is Dedicated (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Memorial Honors Philip Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Development at the Wilson Farm Site (approx. ¾ mile away); History of the Wilson Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); Highland Park High School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyattsville.
More about this marker. Osborne Anderson's body was buried at Columbia Harmony Cemetery in DC but was moved to an unmarked mass grave at National Harmony Memorial Park after the former cemetery closed in 1960. This plaque was dedicated on Veterans Day 2000.
Also see . . .
1. At Cemetery, a John Brown Raider Is Remembered. Washington Post, November 16, 2000. Posted by Henrietta Vinton Davis's Weblog. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. A Voice from Harper's Ferry. a narrative of events at Harper's Ferry, by Osborne P. Anderson, 1861, at the Internet Archive. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.