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Dueling Creek

Dueling Creek is a tributary of the Anacostia River in southern Maryland in the United States, located in the town of Colmar Manor.[1]

It was notorious as a favorite spot for duels in the 19th Century, the most infamous being between Stephen Decatur and James Barron.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Dueling Creek Natural Area". 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Duels and the Bladensburg Dueling Grounds Marker". The Historical Marker Database. 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 

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