Tomb of Dr. William Beanes

Tomb of Dr. William Beanes (HM1W5)

Location: Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 49.149', W 76° 44.203'

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To secure the release of prisoner of war Dr. Beanes, Francis Scott Key visited the British fleet, September, 1814. Detained until after the attack on Baltimore, the two witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry on the 13th and 14th, during which Key was inspired to write "The Star-Spangled Banner".
HM NumberHM1W5
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 8:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 349227 N 4298140
Decimal Degrees38.81915000, -76.73671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.149', W 76° 44.203'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 8.94" N, 76° 44' 12.18" W
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Area Code(s)301, 202, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5000 Crain Hwy, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, US
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