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Roger Brooke Taney

 
 
Roger Brooke Taney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
1. Roger Brooke Taney Marker
Inscription.

Chief Justice
Of the United States
1836-1864
Secretary of the Treasury
1833-1834
Attorney General
Of the United States
1831-1833
Attorney General
Of Maryland
1827-1831
Citizen of Frederick
And lawyer practicing
in the
Frederick County Court
1801-1823
Born in Calvert County
March 17, 1777
Died in Washington, D.C.
October 12, 1864
Buried in St. John's Catholic
Cemetery, Frederick, MD.

 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 39° 24.384′ N, 77° 24.798′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Market Street. Touch for map. In Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 South Market Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key
Roger Brooke Taney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
2. Roger Brooke Taney Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN 657) (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland's “Cemetery Beautiful” (within shouting distance of this marker); “Frederick's Other City” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  Roger Brooke Taney - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 8, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional comments.
1. The Roger Brooke Taney Monument
This monument to Roger Brooke Taney was unveiled on September 26, 1931 in front of the Old Frederick County Courthouse, now Frederick City Hall. It was removed from the Frederick City Hall on Saturday March 18, 2017 and has now been re-erected here in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The accompanying 2009 plaque explaining Taney's Dred Scott decision has not, yet, been re-installed.
    — Submitted August 8, 2017, by Allen C. Browne
Roger Brooke Taney image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
3. Roger Brooke Taney
1931 by Joseph Urner
of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
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Roger Brooke Taney image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
4. Roger Brooke Taney
Joseph Urner<br>1931 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
5. Joseph Urner
1931
J. Arthur Limerick Co. Fdrs. Balto image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
6. J. Arthur Limerick Co. Fdrs. Balto
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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