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Beltsville, Maryland Historical Markers

 
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By Tom Fuchs, October 13, 2007
Marker and Plaque at Entrance
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Ammendale Normal Institute
This is the site of Ammendale Normal Institute, built to house the novitiate and school of the Christian Brothers, a teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church. It is located in an area known as Ammendale, after Admiral Daniel Ammen, inventor, . . . — Map (db m2984) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West
The American Society for Horticultural Science hereby recognizes the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West as an ASHS Horticultural Landmark for an outstanding history of research that has benefited the science of horticultural research in . . . — Map (db m19183) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Brown’s Tavern
This plaque and garden commemorate the site of Brown’s Tavern, a Prince George’s County Historic Site that served travelers on the former Baltimore-Washington turnpike from the early 1830’s to the early 1990’s. It was constructed and owned by the . . . — Map (db m2983) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Ebenezer Meeting HouseFirst Methodist Episcopal Church in Beltsville, Maryland
In 1836, trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church puchased one acre of land at this location from Evan Shaw, a Plantation Owner, at a cost of ten dollars. Ebenezer Meeting House was built on this location and was in use until about 1861. A . . . — Map (db m98944) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Queen’s Chapel Methodist Church, Established 1868
Site of the original Queen's Chapel Church, founded just after the Civil War by Thomas Queen and other Trustees. The church was build at the location of an early African-American burying ground, and became an important meeting place for the black . . . — Map (db m61021) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Site of Rhodes’ Tavern
Lieutenant-General George Washington “dined at Rhodes” December 18, 1798, on his last journey from Philadelphia to Mount Vernon. — Map (db m2982) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Site of Van Horn's Tavern
An important stopping place in colonial days. Mentioned by Washington, Lafayette and other noted men after the Revolution. Count de Rochambeau's troops camped here in June 1782 on the return march from the victory at Yorktown. — Map (db m3574) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Van Horn’s Tavern
On Vansville Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland. President George Washington stopped there on July 19, August 7, and September 12, 1795. — Map (db m355) HM

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