Rich Hill Through the Years

Rich Hill Through the Years (HM2DV3)

Location: Bel Alton, MD 20611 Charles County
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N 38° 28.267', W 76° 57.933'

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Hugh Thomas receives a 600 acre patent to "Rich Hill.")


Brown Family Era)

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Scottish immigrant Dr. Gustavus Brown builds the house.

Cox Family Era)

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Samuel Cox, the elder, purchases the property in 1807. He may have added the massive chimney at the west end and raised the hipped roof.)

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Samuel Cox inherits Rich Hill in 1849. It is during his ownership that Booth and Herold hide on his property in April 1865.)

Joseph and Mary Vallario)

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Rich Hill is added to the National Register of Historic Places.)

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Joseph Vallario modifies the house to its 18th century appearance by removing the front and rear porches and the East Wing addition.)

Charles County & the Friends of Rich Hill)

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Charles County begins rehabilitation of Rich Hill.)
HM NumberHM2DV3
Year Placed2017
Placed ByFriends of Rich Hill, Charles County Government
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 328532 N 4259918
Decimal Degrees38.47111667, -76.96555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.267', W 76° 57.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 16.02" N, 76° 57' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9135 Bel Alton Newtown Rd, Bel Alton MD 20611, US
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