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Benson Family Burying Ground (BWI)
(Anne Arundel)
Formerly located on airport property
Baltimore-Washington Internati, MD 21240
aka Basil Benson Farmstead Cemetery, BWI Airport #2A Cemetery
Tombstones range from 1843-1944
Twenty-seven named individuals
No known veterans
Tombstones and graves were moved to Loudon Park in Baltimore, MD. Tombstones are not thought to be the original ones.
The cemetery was believed to have been located near the farm of Basil Benson in the northwest quarter of the current BWI airport property, near the present location of I-195 and the northwestern end of Runway 15R/33L. The cemetery’s exact location was unknown.
Part 1 Historic Preservation Plan, Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Overview and Inventory, October 1996, p.3.17
Before BWI, Friendship: From Forest & Field to Flight by Isabel Shipley Cunningham, published in 2003, p.10.