Colonel William Richardson

Colonel William Richardson (HM1N2)

Location: Preston, MD 21655 Caroline County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 47.611', W 75° 52.167'

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Born 1735, died 1825

Member Maryland Assembly 1773-76. Introduced bill forming Caroline County 1774 of which he was one of the Commissioners. Colonel of the "Flying Camp" of the Eastern Shore 1776. Fought at Harlem Heights. First Colonel 5th Maryland Regiment. Moved Continental Treasury from Philadelphia to Baltimore 1777. Helped suppress Tory rebellions in lower Eastern Shore. Presidential Elector 1789-1793. Lived and lies buried at Gilpin's Point.
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HM NumberHM1N2
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Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 1:23pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 424493 N 4294222
Decimal Degrees38.79351667, -75.86945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.611', W 75° 52.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 36.66" N, 75° 52' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6760-6798 MD-16, Preston MD 21655, US
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