Captain John Smith

Captain John Smith (HM5X0)

Location: Pasadena, MD 21122 Anne Arundel County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 8.108', W 76° 26.854'

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On June 22-24, 1608, Captain John Smith and his small crew in an open boat explored the waters adjacent to Hancock's Resolution Park. This is proved by his mapping of the Magothy River, Bodkin Creek, and the Patapsco River (which he called the "Bolus").

This plaque commemorates the 400th anniversary of his arrival on these shores. His legacy is nationally recognized by the establishment of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

John R. Leopold. County Executive. Anne Arundel County, Department of Recreation and Parks.
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HM NumberHM5X0
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Year Placed2008
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 11:50pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374888 N 4332770
Decimal Degrees39.13513333, -76.44756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.108', W 76° 26.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 6.48" N, 76° 26' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2793 Bayside Beach Rd, Pasadena MD 21122, US
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