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Abraham Hall, 7612 Old Muirkirk Road, Beltsville, Prince George's County, MD



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Item Title


Location
7612 Old Muirkirk Road, Beltsville, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-1043
Building/structure dates: 1887 initial construction
Significance: Built for the Benevolent Sons and Daughters of Abraham, this is a rare example of a late nineteenth-century benevolent society hall, the most outstanding example in the county. It was the focal point of the developing black community of farmers, and workers from the nearby Muirkirk Iron Furnace.

Subjects
Fraternal Organizations
Conservation & Restoration
Education


Related Names
Benevolent Sons & Daughters Of Abraham
Jackson, John W.
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) AND SOUTH SIDE
2. WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
4. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) AND NORTH SIDE
5. INTERIOR VIEW, FIRST FLOOR, STAIRWAY LOCATED IN SOUTHWEST CORNER


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