Joseph & James Wilkinson

Joseph & James Wilkinson (HM1OZ)

Location: Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Calvert County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 33.496', W 76° 35.95'

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Two revolutionary leaders who grew up on farm south of Hunting Creek

Joseph Wilkinson was colonel in the Revolution and a legislator. His younger brother James, an adventurer, first attained general's rank in 1777 at the age of 20. James built a grist-mill nearby, became General-in-Chief of the army, was Military Governor of Louisiana Territory 1805-07, was implicated but acquitted in allegations against Aaron Burr. Both Wilkinsons served as Generals in the War of 1812. Joseph died in 1820, is buried in family graveyard about 3½ miles west of here. James, who died in 1825, is buried in Mexico City.
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HM NumberHM1OZ
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Placed ByMaryland Bicentennial Commission, Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360664 N 4268971
Decimal Degrees38.55826667, -76.59916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.496', W 76° 35.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 29.76" N, 76° 35' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)240, 410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-43 Stoakley Rd, Prince Frederick MD 20678, US
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