Charles County (Md.)


A shipping town on the Patuxent River in Maryland, Benedict was about thirty miles south and east of Mount Vernon.

John Laidler (d. 1773) ran a ferry on the Potomac that ran from a site near Lower Cedar Point in Charles County, Maryland. Laidler’s was the major ferry crossing to the Virginia shore on that part ... Read More

Nanjemoy was a village in Charles County, Maryland. It was described by an English traveler who saw it in 1774, as "a small Village of about five houses" lying west of Nanjemoy Creek. ... Read More

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