Elk Ridge Landing

Elk Ridge Landing (HM1H3)

Location: Elkridge, MD 21075 Howard County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 12.872', W 76° 42.825'

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An important colonial port for shipment of Tobacco. Here in 1765 Zachariah Hood, Maryland's "Stamp Act" agent, was hanged in effigy. Lafayette's troops camped here April 17-18, 1781 on the way to engage Cornwallis in Virginia. George Washington passed here many times.
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HM NumberHM1H3
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
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Placed ByThe Elkridge Heritage Society, Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:24am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 352048 N 4341983
Decimal Degrees39.21453333, -76.71375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.872', W 76° 42.825'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 52.32" N, 76° 42' 49.50" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5900-5922 Old Washington Rd, Elkridge MD 21075, US
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