Washington-Rochambeau Route

Washington-Rochambeau Route (HM5L3)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22309
Country: United States of America

N 38° 42.722', W 77° 5.306'

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General Washington, in 1781, rode 60 miles in one day from Baltimore to Mount Vernon, which he had not visited for over 6 years. General Rochambeau arrived next day with his and Washington's staff. They spent Sept. 10 and 11 at Mount Vernon before going on to Fredericksburg.

The Marking of this Route is a gift from the French Government, Committee of the Bicentennial, 1776-1976.
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HM NumberHM5L3
Series This marker is part of the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe French Government, Committee of the Bicentennial
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318419 N 4286891
Decimal Degrees38.71203333, -77.08843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.722', W 77° 5.306'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 43.32" N, 77° 5' 18.36" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3700-3720 VA-235, Alexandria VA 22309, US
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