Bellefields

Bellefields (HM1BC2)

Location: Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Prince George's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 44.705', W 76° 46.601'

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Formerly Sim's Delight

Built after 1720 by Dr. Patrick Sim, who fled Scotland after the 1715 Rebellion to settle in this country. He married Mary, daughter of Thomas and Barbara Dent Brooke of nearby Brookefield Manor. c. 1728.

Colonel Joseph Sim, their oldest son, born here, died November 27, 1793. He was a member of the Annapolis Assembly which, June 22, 1744(sic) denounced the British closing of Boston Harbor. He represented his county in 1775 at Annapolis Convention which framed the Association of Freemen of Maryland. He Served in the Convention of Maryland which governed the state at the beginning of the revolution, and on the first privy council of the state, 1777. He was also a member of the General Assembly, July 1779 - June 1781.
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HM NumberHM1BC2
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust -- Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:34pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 345597 N 4289987
Decimal Degrees38.74508333, -76.77668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.705', W 76° 46.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 42.30" N, 76° 46' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)301, 202, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22371 Bellefield Rd, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, US
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