Prince George's County
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Historical Marker reads:
Burial place of George & Rosalie Calvert, four infant children and Charles Benedict Calvert and his infant son. The Calvert family, descendants of the Lords Baltimore, lived at "Riversdale" from 1803 to 1887. Charles Benedict Calvert was a major figure in the establishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Maryland Agricultural College (U. of MD.).
The marker is in Riverdale, Maryland, in Prince George's County. It can be reached from the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue and Queensbury Road. The cemetery is in Calvert Memorial Park, which is bounded by East-West Highway (MD Route 410) but cannot be reached from there. Queensbury Road is parallel to East-West Highway one block south. Rhode Island Avenue is part of the MARC Riverdale Station parking lot. Path to cemetery is opposite the train station, across the parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Riverdale MD 20737, United States of America.
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