Lafayette's Encampment

Lafayette's Encampment (HM1AQ)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21403 Anne Arundel County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 58.297', W 76° 29.12'

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March - April 1781

During the Revolutionary War, 1200 Continental Light Infantrymen under the command of Marquis de Lafayette encamped on the rise behind this sign en route to the decisive battle in Yorktown, Va. They arrived in Annapolis from Head of Elk by a flotilla of Maryland ships under the command of Commodore James Nicholson.
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HM NumberHM1AQ
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Placed ByEastport Historical Committee, Maryland Historical Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371327 N 4314675
Decimal Degrees38.97161667, -76.48533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.297', W 76° 29.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 17.82" N, 76° 29' 7.20" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 703, 240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 318 6th St, Annapolis MD 21403, US
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