“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Lake Arbor, Maryland

Clickable Map of Prince George's County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Prince George s County, MD (644) Anne Arundel County, MD (476) Calvert County, MD (153) Charles County, MD (150) Howard County, MD (143) Montgomery County, MD (753) Washington, DC (2615) Alexandria Ind. City, VA (378) Fairfax County, VA (712)  PrinceGeorge'sCounty(644) Prince George's County (644)  AnneArundelCounty(476) Anne Arundel County (476)  CalvertCounty(153) Calvert County (153)  CharlesCounty(150) Charles County (150)  HowardCounty(143) Howard County (143)  MontgomeryCounty(753) Montgomery County (753)   D.C.(2615) Washington (2615)  (378) Alexandria (378)  FairfaxCounty(712) Fairfax County (712)
Upper Marlboro is the county seat for Prince George's County
Lake Arbor is in Prince George's County
      Prince George's County (644)  
      Anne Arundel County (476)  
      Calvert County (153)  
      Charles County (150)  
      Howard County (143)  
      Montgomery County (753)  
      Washington, D.C. (2615)  
      Alexandria, Virginia (378)  
      Fairfax County, Virginia (712)  
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1 Maryland, Prince George's County, Lake Arbor — Archaeology at the Brick Quarters
Constructed in the 1840s, this 22 by 40 foot brick slave quarters housed two families. It was divided into two living areas by a central wall and chimney. Each side has an entryway and fireplace with a loft above. Later, a shed was added to the . . . Map (db m69272) HM
2 Maryland, Prince George's County, Lake Arbor — Archaeology at the Frame Quarters
Osborn Sprigg, Jr. lived at Northampton from 1775-1814/1815. The 1798 Federal Direct Tax of Northampton lists his property as consisting of:
…a Framd (sic) Dwelling House 60 by 40 with hip roof Kitchen 36 by 26 with hip roof, . . . Map (db m69273) HM
3 Maryland, Prince George's County, Lake Arbor — Northampton Plantation Slave Quarters Reported missing
From the late 1600s to the mid-1800s, large tobacco plantations dominated the economic and social life of Prince George’s County. One of the most prominent plantations in the county was Northampton. Today, all that remains of Northampton are the . . . Map (db m19368) HM
4 Maryland, Prince George's County, Lake Arbor — Northampton Slave Quarters and Archaeological Park
In 1673, Charles Calvert, the Third Lord Baltimore, granted 1000-acres of land to Thomas Sprigg. Sprigg named the property Northampton, located in what later became Prince George's County, and was home to the Sprigg family and their slaves and . . . Map (db m69274) HM
5 Maryland, Prince George's County, Lake Arbor — Seeking Freedom
Seeking Freedom "Billy", who went by William Whitington, and "Clem", also known as Clem Hill, escaped together on June 21, 1815, as shown in the ad printed in the Washington, D.C. newspaper, Daily National Intelligencer on June 26, . . . Map (db m69277) HM
6 Maryland, Prince George's County, Lake Arbor — Weary WarriorsStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Exhausted from marching, battling at Bladensburg, and invading Washington, British soldiers stopped to rest. Many slept on Northampton Plantation property on August 26, 1814, before resuming their march to Upper Marlboro. By August 30, after the . . . Map (db m78146) HM
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Jun. 19, 2024