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Faulkner in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Huckleberry”

 
 
"Huckleberry" Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 10, 2009
1. "Huckleberry" Marker
Inscription. Home of Confederate Mail Agent, Thomas A. Jones, who helped to shelter, and aided the escape of John Wilkes Booth and David Herold in their flight, April 16th to 21st 1865.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 25.544′ N, 76° 59.058′ W. Marker is in Faulkner, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Popes Creek Road one mile south of Crain Highway (U.S. 301), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Faulkner MD 20632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dents Meadow (approx. 0.8 miles away); Keechland (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crossing the Potomac (approx. 2 miles away); John Wilkes Booth and David Herold (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pine Thicket (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rich Hill (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rich Hill (approx. 3.2 miles away); Saint Thomas Manor (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Huckleberry (Ch-19). Maryland inventory of Historic Properties (Submitted on January 25, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. J. Wilkes Booth, His Sojourn in Southern Maryland. Thomas A. Jones' 1893 book. (Submitted on January 25, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords.
"Huckleberry" Marker image. Click for full size.
May 26, 2007
2. "Huckleberry" Marker
John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
"Huckleberry" Marker at 9270 Popes Creek Road image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2011
3. "Huckleberry" Marker at 9270 Popes Creek Road
Huckleberry House image. Click for full size.
May 26, 2007
4. Huckleberry House
Huckleberry image. Click for full size.
C. Curry - Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), August 2001
5. Huckleberry
Huckleberry image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, August 2001
6. Huckleberry
Huckleberry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2011
7. Huckleberry
As seen from Popes Creek Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2008. This page has been viewed 3,215 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 15, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 4, 2008.   3. submitted on January 25, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 4, 2008.   5, 6. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   7. submitted on January 25, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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