Col. James McHenry of Baltimore

Col. James McHenry of Baltimore (HM3A7)

Location: McHenry, MD 21541 Garrett County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 32.765', W 79° 21.072'

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(1753-1816) Aide to Gen. George Washington during the revolution, McHenry was a physician, signer of the constitution from Maryland and Secretary of War from 1796-1800. Named in his honor was the Baltimore fort that withstood the British bombardment Sept. 13-14, 1814. He purchased, circa 1805, land near here in what was then called Buffalo Marsh and Cherry Tree Meadows, and this settlement took his name.
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HM NumberHM3A7
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Placed ByMaryland Bicentennial Commission and the Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:21am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 641672 N 4378676
Decimal Degrees39.54608333, -79.35120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 32.765', W 79° 21.072'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 32' 45.90" N, 79° 21' 4.32" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23364 Garrett Hwy, McHenry MD 21541, US
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