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

Marshall Hall

 
 
Damaged marker for Marshall Hall image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
1. Damaged marker for Marshall Hall
Inscription. Marshall Hall Built by Wm. Marshall in 1690 on land obtained from the Piscataway Indians. Maryland landing of Posey ferry used by Washington. Mt. Vernon in sight from river shore.
 
Erected 1982 by La Plata Volunteer Fire Department.
 
Location. 38° 40.923′ N, 77° 5.783′ W. Marker is in Marshall Hall, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Marshall Hall Road (Maryland Route 227). Touch for map. Marshall Hall is located in Piscataway National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bryans Road MD 20616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Marshall Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); First People of the Potomac (approx. half a mile away); Leaf, Land, and People (approx. 1.6 miles away); Science and History Together (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Old Vault (approx. 1.7 miles away in Virginia); Slavery at Mount Vernon (approx. 1.7 miles away in Virginia); In Memory of the Many Faithful Colored Servants (approx. 1.7 miles away in Virginia); Mount Vernon's Slave Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away in Virginia).
 
More about this marker. The marker is very damaged, rendering some
Wide shot. Potomac River barely visible in background image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
2. Wide shot. Potomac River barely visible in background
parts very illegible.
 
Regarding Marshall Hall. Marshall Hall was destroyed by arson October 17, 1981. It was built circa 1725. Marshall Hall and its grounds were an amusement park between 1889 and 1969, served by boat from Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Marshall Hall Foundation Website. Photos, history, and memories. (Submitted on March 9, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Wilson Line, Marshall Hall Amusement Park
 
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Rear fascade of the house. image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
3. Rear fascade of the house.
Front fascade of Marshall Hall image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
4. Front fascade of Marshall Hall
The front of the home faced the Potomac River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,397 times since then and 122 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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