March - April 1781During 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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|Placed By||Eastport Historical Committee, Maryland Historical Trust|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 371327 N 4314675|
|Decimal Degrees||38.97161667, -76.48533333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 58.297', W 76° 29.12'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 58' 17.82" N, 76° 29' 7.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 443, 703, 240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 318 6th St, Annapolis MD 21403, US|
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