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Landover in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Beall’s Pleasure

Patented 1706

 

— ¼ mile down the road —

 
Beall’s Pleasure Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 13, 2016
1. Beall’s Pleasure Marker
Inscription.  Built 1795 by Benjamin Stoddert first Secretary of the Navy 1798-1801. A Revolutionary War Major. Stoddert was born 1751 in Charles County and died here December 18, 1813. Land originally granted to Colonel Ninian Beall of Georgetown.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is December 18, 1813.
 
Location. 38° 55.803′ N, 76° 53.197′ W. Marker is in Landover, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Bealle Pleasure Road. The marker is on private property, approximately 100 feet inside the gate. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Memorial is Dedicated (approx. 1.4 miles away); Christian A Fleetwood (approx. 1½ miles away); Thomas J. Ashe, Sr. (approx. 1½ miles away); Thomas R Hawkins (approx. 1½ miles away); Osborne Perry Anderson (approx. 1½ miles away); Elizabeth Keckly (approx. 1½ miles
Beall’s Pleasure Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 13, 2016
2. Beall’s Pleasure Marker
The marker is on the private road this side of the brush. Photo taken after opening the entrance gate.
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away); Crawford's Adventure Spring (approx. 1.6 miles away); Marvin F. Wilson Stadium (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Landover.
 
Beall’s Pleasure Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 13, 2016
3. Beall’s Pleasure Marker
Entrance gate. Marker can be seen at this side of the brush.
Beall’s Pleasure Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 13, 2016
4. Beall’s Pleasure Marker
The right side of the entrance gate.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022