Croom

Croom (HM1IJK)

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

N 38° 45.559', W 76° 45.637'

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Christopher Rousby patented Croome in 1671. Home of Thomas John Claggett (1743-1816). First Episcopal Bishop of Maryland (1792), First Protestant Bishop consecrated in the United States, And first Chaplain of the US Senate. In August 1814 British forces marched through before burning Washington. Croom Post Office established in 1855. By 1873 a stop on the Pope's Creek branch of the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad.
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HM NumberHM1IJK
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Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Maryland Historical Trust/Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 347024 N 4291539
Decimal Degrees38.75931667, -76.76061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 45.559', W 76° 45.637'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 45' 33.54" N, 76° 45' 38.22" W
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Area Code(s)301, 202, 410
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9501-9525 MD-382, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, US
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