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

Fort Lincoln Mausoleum

 
 
Fort Lincoln Mausoleum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2011
1. Fort Lincoln Mausoleum Marker
Inscription. The finest Community Mausoleum in the world, Embellished with cathedral -type, art stained glass windows of breath-taking beauty. A great memorial dedicated and perpetually endowed for all those entombed within its marble halls. Its interior combines the many comfortable appointments of home with the sacred qualities of a church.

This Mausoleum with its atmosphere of peaceful reverence is a lasting tribute to the vision, bold determination and ability of the man responsible for its existence, L. O. Minear, President of Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
 
Location. 38° 55.695′ N, 76° 57.233′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Bladensburg Road NE. Touch for map. In Fort Lincoln Cemetery along the District of Columbia boundary. Marker is in this post office area: Brentwood MD 20722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Bladensburg (a few steps from this marker); Barney Monument (a few steps from this marker); Little Church of Fort Lincoln (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lincoln Oak (about 300 feet away); Old Spring House
Fort Lincoln Mausoleum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2011
2. Fort Lincoln Mausoleum Marker
in front of the Community Mausoleum
(about 300 feet away); Fort Lincoln (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (about 800 feet away); Living Sculpture (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
 
Also see . . .  Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties -- 68-15c Fort Lincoln Cemetery Mausoleum. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Harley, Ellington and Day image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2012
3. Harley, Ellington and Day
Architects of the 1948 building
Dr. T. M. Schippell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 14, 2013
4. Dr. T. M. Schippell
Founder of the Naturopathic Foundation. "...I have entered through the door of nature; Her light and not the light of an apothecary shop has illuminated my way." -- Paracelsus.
Inside the Fort Lincoln Mausoleum.
Bishop Dr. Walter McCollough 1915- 1991 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 14, 2013
5. Bishop Dr. Walter McCollough 1915- 1991
Walter "Sweet Daddy" McCollough presided over United House of Prayer for All People ("God's Whitehouse") from 1960 until his death on March 26, 1991.
Inside the Fort Lincoln Mausoleum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on October 26, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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