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

Avondale Mill

City of Laurel Walking Tour

 
 
Avondale Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
1. Avondale Mill Marker
Inscription. The Avondale Mill was built on this site in 1845.Initially a flour mill, it later produced cotton cloth and lace. The building was used to manufacture tractors during WWII. The mill burned in 1991. The site is part of Laurel's Riverfront Park.
Site 27

 
Erected by Laurel Historical Society. (Marker Number 27.)
 
Location. 39° 6.424′ N, 76° 50.743′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Avondale Street. Touch for map. In Riverfront Park - Avondale Picnic Area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Avondale St, Laurel MD 20707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Avondale Mill: A Lost Treasure (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverfront Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Patuxent River (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Laurel's Civil War Hospital (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); An Angel Among US (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laurel: Half-way between Baltimore and Washington (approx. 0.2 miles
Avondale Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
2. Avondale Mill Marker
away); First United Methodist Church of Laurel (approx. 0.2 miles away); A “Little Dam” Powers the Avondale Mill (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
 
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Avondale Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
3. Avondale Mill Marker
Riverfront Park image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
4. Riverfront Park
Ted Metzger image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
5. Ted Metzger
Riverfront Park, in this area, is dedicated in loving memory of
Theodore (Ted) Metzger
This fond tribute is offered in recognition of his hard work, tireless efforts, and many accomplishments so visible throughout the City of Laurel. The Patuxent River, always a favorite place of Ted's, represents his love of life, nature, and his fellow man. May it always be an inspiration for Ted's friends and for those who will come to this place.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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