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

Marlborough

(County seat of Prince George's County since 1721)

 
 
Marlborough Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 2, 2004
1. Marlborough Marker
Inscription. George Washington "lodged" here August 31, 1774, going to First Continental Congress. On May 4, 1775, on his way to Second Continental Congress where, on Jun 15, 1775, he was elected "General and Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the United Colonies." His first visit here was as colonel of Virginia militia in 1756 and his last as President of the United States in 1793.
 
Erected 1932 by George Washington Bicentennial.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.921′ N, 76° 45.264′ W. Marker is in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Marlboro Pike (Maryland Route 725) and Main Street (Maryland Route 725), on the left when traveling east on Old Marlboro Pike. Touch for map. Marker is on the triangle area where Old Marlboro Pike intersects with Main street and Old Crain Highway. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Marlboro MD 20772, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line (a few steps from this marker); Thomas John Claggett, D.D. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Disgrace
Marlborough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 19, 2008
2. Marlborough Marker
(about 500 feet away); The Site of the Residence of Dr. William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marlboro Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turn of Events (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Marlboro.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marlborough marker, looking east with the Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunkline monument, right image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 19, 2008
3. Marlborough marker, looking east with the Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunkline monument, right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,231 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on August 12, 2010. Photos:   1. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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