Piscataway (HM1358)

Location: Clinton, MD 20735 Prince George's County
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N 38° 42.172', W 76° 58.044'

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Named for the local indian tribe established in 1707 as a port for Maryland's colonial assembly and designated a tobacco inspection station in 1747. With siltation of Piscataway Creek in the 19th century, the tobacco inspection point was transferred downstream.The village continued to serve as a local commercial center into the early 20th century, with taverns, stores, schools, residences, hotel, church, and telegraph/post office.
HM NumberHM1358
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 328921 N 4285641
Decimal Degrees38.70286667, -76.96740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.172', W 76° 58.044'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 10.32" N, 76° 58' 2.64" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2335-2437 Floral Park Rd, Clinton MD 20735, US
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