Bryantown in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Village of Bryantown
—John Wilkes Booth - Escape of an Assassin —
(Sidebar): The crossroads village of Bryantown dates to the colonial era, and by its heyday in the 1850s, it had become a commercial center with stores, mills, and taverns. During the Civil War, James H. Montgomery operated the tavern. Of its seventeen antebellum buildings, only four remain standing, and one of these is the Bryantown Tavern. The tavern is the oldest commercial structure in Charles County. It served as an inn and post
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 38° 33.293′ N, 76° 50.572′ W. Marker is in Bryantown, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Trotter Road (State Highway 5), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bryantown MD 20617, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boarman's Manor ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Rev. Lawrence Anthony Bender, S.S. ( approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Mary’s Church and Cemetery ( approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Mary’s Church ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House ( approx. 3.9 miles away); Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd ( approx. 3.9 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd ( approx. 3.9 miles away); John Wilkes Booth ( approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryantown.
More about this marker. On the lower left is a photo of Bryantown after the Civil War. To the right of the main text is a photo of Bryantown Tavern. On the right is a map of the Booth Escape route with stars indicating Civil War Trails stops.
Additional keywords. John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,888 times since then and 120 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.