Bel Alton in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 38° 28.225′ N, 76° 57.984′ W. Marker is in Bel Alton, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Bel Alton Newtown Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Alton MD 20611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Rich Hill (here, next to this marker); John Wilkes Booth and David Herold (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pine Thicket (approx. 1.2 miles away); Courthouse at Moore's Lodge (approx. 2½ miles away); Chandler's Hope (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mulberry Grove John Hanson (approx. 3 miles away); Saint Thomas Manor (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Alton.
Also see . . . Rich Hill National Register Listing. Details the history and significance of the house. (Submitted on January 2, 2008.)
Additional keywords. Booth, Lincoln, manhunt, assassination John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Civil •
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