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Near St. Charles in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd

(1833–1883)

 
 
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
1. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker
Inscription.  
John Wilkes Booth rested here for several hours on April 15, 1865, after receiving treatment for his broken leg.
 
Erected by the Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Booth's Escape series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1826.
 
Location. 38° 36.564′ N, 76° 49.428′ W. Marker is near St. Charles, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Dr. Samuel Mudd Road (Maryland Route 232) south of Poplar Hill Road (Maryland Route 382). 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 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (a few steps from this marker); John Wilkes Booth (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Mudd's House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Village of Bryantown (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
Regarding Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd.
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The house is now a museum.
 
Also see . . .
1. Samuel Mudd. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. John Wilkes Booth: Chasing Lincoln’s Assassin. Maryland Office of Tourism (Submitted on August 19, 2019.) 
 
Additional keywords. President Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
2. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd
Beantown, The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum website
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Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher J Shelton, April 28, 2018
3. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker
Picture 5819 - Original path Booth and Herold took as they left Mudd's home and headed to Zekiah Swamp.
Dr. Samuel Mudd image. Click for full size.
via Detroit News, Unknown
4. Dr. Samuel Mudd
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,122 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on April 6, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on August 27, 2018, by Christopher J Shelton of Indianapolis, Indiana.   4. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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