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UA 475.06 Anacostia Dueling Grounds Collection

UA 475.06 Anacostia Dueling Ground Collection
Title: UA 475.06 Anacostia Dueling Ground Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # UA 475.06.01 Dueling ground in Colmar Park, Maryland
Description: Photograph of Dueling Grounds in Colmar Park (formerly Bladensburg), Maryland. An accompanying photograph shows a Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission historic marker sign describing the site. The site saw many duels between "gentlemen of Washington" including the famous duel between Stephen Decatur and James Barron on March 22, 1860. Decatur was fatally wounded in the exchange.
Accession #: UA 475
Catalog #: UA 475.06
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