Faulkner, Maryland

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Faulkner, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Faulkner is located in Maryland
Faulkner is located in the US
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 38°26′20″N 76°58′42″W / 38.43889°N 76.97833°W / 38.43889; -76.97833Coordinates: 38°26′20″N 76°58′42″W / 38.43889°N 76.97833°W / 38.43889; -76.97833
Country United States
State Maryland
County Charles
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 584352

Faulkner is an unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland, United States.[1] It is home to the Loyola Roman Catholic retreat center.[2] Near here, John Wilkes Booth, assisted by Thomas A. Jones of Huckleberry Farm, was rowed across the Potomac River into Virginia, a week after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The community was called Lothair before being renamed for a local resident.

Landmarks include Mount Air, a Federal style house which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and Timber Neck Farm added in 1979.[3]