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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2D00_clinton_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
Clinton. . After assassinating Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth fled on horseback to Prince George's County. He was aided by Mary Surratt and stopped at her tavern in Surrattsville (now known as Clinton). Though many today believe she was innoce…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CZP_marylands-bounty_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
"Maryland's Bounty". . [Panel 1:] Stained glass, clam, crab, and oyster mosaic Installed March 2008 Original work commissioned and owned by National Waterfront LC Cheryl Foster, Artist Nicie Jones has been picking crabs at J.M. Clayton …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CZI_skipjacks_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
Skipjacks. "Maryland Winners". Original work commissioned and owned by National Waterfront LC Installed March 2008 Brass, copper, aluminum. The skipjack is the Maryland State Boat and is a sailing dredge boat, it is the last of the working…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CZH_triple-crown_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
Triple Crown. "Maryland Winners". Original work commissioned and owned by National Waterfront LC Installed March 2008 Brass, copper, aluminum. This illustration pays tribute to the only father/son Triple Crown Winners, Gallant Fox (1930) a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CZF_americas-team-protecting-your-freedom-a-war-memorial_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
America's Team Protecting Your Freedom. . America's Team Protecting Your Freedom ⭐ Duty ⭐ Honor ⭐ Country ⭐. [Plaque on side of stand:] As the senior service member of the United States military, the Army sculptu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM272A_original-federal-boundary-stone-se-9_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
Jurisdiction of the United StatesMiles 8291 P1792 Maryland Var 0⁰ 37' E
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WDR_a-farm-for-st-elizabeths-1891-1950-historical_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
St. Elizabeths Hospital should be "the grandest institution of its kind in the world." — Charles H. Nichols first Medical superintendent of St. Elizabeths For nearly 70 years, the land around you was a hospital farm. St. Elizabeths H…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WDA_two-centuries-of-farm-buildings-historical_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
The buildings on this property are clues to the lives of the people who lived here over the past two centuries. Sixteen buildings stand on the main part of the property. They all say something about who lived here, the crops they grew, and the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FEG_salubria-changed-the-future-of-the-potomac-valley_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
The nature of agriculture along the Potomac changed thanks to the techniques Dr. John H. Bayne used to produce fresh fruit and vegetables for the nation capital. Bayne ceased fighting for Maryland slaveholders to be compensated for emancipation, b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FE9_salubria_Oxon-Hill-MD.html
Panel 1:Welcome to SalubriaThis location, Salubria, was a historic site. It has intact archaeological evidence of Woodland Era Indian encampments from 1300-1600 A.D. The Piscataway-Conoy was one of the tribes that frequently inhabited the region.…
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