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

Philip Reed

 
 
Philip Reed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
1. Philip Reed Marker
Inscription.
This Memorial Honors
Philip Reed
The slave who built the statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol, died a free man on Feb. 6, 1892, and is buried here at National Harmony Memorial Park.
 
Erected 2014.
 
Location. 38° 54.365′ N, 76° 52.773′ W. Marker is in Hyattsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Sheriff Road. Touch for map. In National Harmony Memorial Park 7101 Sheriff Road, near the Office. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20785, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elizabeth Keckly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Osborne Perry Anderson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas R Hawkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christian A Fleetwood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Park High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ridgeley Rosenwald School (approx. 1.5 miles away); All Veterans of Seat Pleasant (approx. 1.7 miles away); Beallís Pleasure (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyattsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Slave who helped build Capitolís Statue of Freedom honored with historical marker. by Carol Morello, Washington Post, April 16, 2014. (Submitted on April 20, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Philip Reid and the Statue of Freedom
Philip Reed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
2. Philip Reed Marker
. (PDF) Middle Level Learning. National Council for Social Studies Publications, Number 24, September 2005. (Submitted on April 20, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made Features
 
Philip Reed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
3. Philip Reed Marker
Statue of Freedom image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 18, 2014
4. Statue of Freedom
Atop the Capitol Dome
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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