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

Dr. Mudd's House

 
 
Dr. Mudd's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, July 1, 2008
1. Dr. Mudd's House Marker
Inscription. Dr. Mudd set the broken leg of Wilkes Booth who escaped from Washington after Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865. Dr. Mudd was tried and imprisoned on Dry Tortugas Island.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 36.894′ N, 76° 52.9′ W. Marker is in Waldorf, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Leonardtown Road (Maryland Route 5) near Mattawoman - Beantown Road (Maryland Route 5). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waldorf MD 20601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mattawoman Run (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House (approx. 3 miles away); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 3.1 miles away); Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named John Wilkes Booth (approx. 3.4 miles away); Navy Railroad (approx. 3.9 miles away); Village of Bryantown (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waldorf.
 
Additional keywords. John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs
2. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd
The house is about 3 miles away from this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,812 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 5, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.
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