Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
One can see a row of wooden houses and one stone house...[and] instruments of torture, stocks, wooden horses, whips, etc....They foam with rage, beat the negroes, complain and fight with each other.
Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz's 1798 eye-witness accounts of L'Hermitage
(lower left) In 2003, archeologists confirmed the location of the L'Hermitage slave village. Building foundations and artifacts unearthed at the site shed light on a dark past and help tell the stories of the people who toiled here.
Location. 39° 22.232′ N, 77° 23.913′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355) 0.4 miles south of New Technology Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located near the parking lot on the Best Farm, stop 1 on the Auto-Tour route. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD 21703, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caught in the Crossfire (here, next to this marker); 14th New Jersey Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commemoration (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nick of Time (approx. 0.4 miles away); Slave to Soldier (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Monocacy (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Boulder Overlooks the Monocacy Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Also see . . .
1. Monocacy National Battlefield. National Park Service (Submitted on April 13, 2015.)
2. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location (Submitted on April 13, 2015.)
Categories. • African Americans • Military • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.