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Near St. Charles in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd

(1833–1883)

 
 
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
1. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  John Wilkes Booth rested here for several hours on April 15, 1865, after receiving treatment for his broken leg.
 
Erected by the Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 36.564′ N, 76° 49.428′ W. Marker is near St. Charles, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Dr. Samuel Mudd Road (Maryland Route 232) south of Poplar Hill Road (Maryland Route 382). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waldorf MD 20601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (a few steps from this marker); John Wilkes Booth (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Mudd's House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Village of Bryantown (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
Regarding Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd. The house is now a museum.
 
Also see . . .  Beantown, The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
2. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd
. Museum website. (Submitted on April 6, 2007.) 
 
Additional keywords. President Abraham Lincolnís Assassination John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher J Shelton, April 28, 2018
3. Home of Dr. Samuel Mudd Marker
Picture 5819 - Original path Booth and Herold took as they left Mudd's home and headed to Zekiah Swamp.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,706 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on April 6, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on August 27, 2018, by Christopher J Shelton of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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