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Prince George's County, Maryland, USA

Prince George's was erected from Calvert and Charles counties in 1695 (Chapter 13, Acts of 1695, May Session). The County was named for Prince George of Denmark (1653-1708), brother of Christian V (1646-1699), king of Denmark and Norway. Prince George was the husband of Queen Anne (1665-1714), who ruled Great Britain and Ireland from 1702 to 1714.

Boundaries: Bounded northwest by District of Columbia & Montgomery County; northeast & east by Patuxent River; south by Charles County; west by Potomac River.

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  • Prince George's County was created by the English Council of Maryland in the Province of Maryland in 1696 from portions of Charles and Calvert counties.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • During the War of 1812, the British marched through Prince George's county by way of Bladensburg to burn the White House.
    On their return, they kidnapped a prominent doctor, William Beanes. Lawyer Francis Scott Key was asked to negotiate for his release, which resulted...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Prince George county
    Prince George, a county in the S. part of Maryland, bordering on the District of Columbia, and on the Potomac river, which separates it from...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Prince George's county
    Prince George’s, a county in the S. part of Mary land, has an area of about 480 square miles. It is bounded on the E. by the Patuxent River, which...Read MORE...


  • 1909 - The College Park Airport is established in Prince George's County
    The College Park Airport (est. 1909) is the world’s oldest continuously operated airport and is home to the adjacent College Park Aviation Museum.
    www.wikipedia.org

  • Prince George
    B. & O. Station, Laurel, Md.
    Postcard
  • The Prince George's County Volunteer Firemen's Association was formed in 1922 with several of the first companies organized in the county. The first members of the association were Hyattsville, Cottage City, Mount Rainier, and Brentwood.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Prince George
    Stewart's Modern Brick Cottages
    Postcard
  • Prince George
    Greenbelt, Maryland
    Postcard


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B. & O. Station, Laurel, Md.
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Stewart's Modern Brick Cottages
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Greenbelt, Maryland
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  • Prince George's County was created by the English Council of Maryland in the Province of Maryland in 1696 from portions of Charles and Calvert counties.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • During the War of 1812, the British marched through Prince George's county by way of Bladensburg to burn the White House.
    On their return, they kidnapped a prominent doctor, William Beanes. Lawyer Francis Scott Key was asked to negotiate for his release, which resulted... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Prince George county
    Prince George, a county in the S. part of Maryland, bordering on the District of Columbia, and on the Potomac river, which separates it from... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Prince George's county
    Prince George’s, a county in the S. part of Mary land, has an area of about 480 square miles. It is bounded on the E. by the Patuxent River, which... Read MORE...

  • 1909 - The College Park Airport is established in Prince George's County
    The College Park Airport (est. 1909) is the world’s oldest continuously operated airport and is home to the adjacent College Park Aviation Museum.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • The Prince George's County Volunteer Firemen's Association was formed in 1922 with several of the first companies organized in the county. The first members of the association were Hyattsville, Cottage City, Mount Rainier, and Brentwood.

    www.wikipedia.org

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