Colonial National Historic ParkA few weeks before his resignation as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, December 4, 1783, Washington said farewell to his officers: "With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take my leave of you." ? But the bond of brotherhood that flourished on the battlefield would not end here. Before the Treaty of Paris was signed the Society of the Cincinnati was formed, May 1783. Washington was elected its first president, serving until his death in 1799.
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|Placed By||Colonial National Historic Park, National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 366500 N 4119075|
|Decimal Degrees||37.20861667, -76.50446667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 12.517', W 76° 30.268'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 12' 31.02" N, 76° 30' 16.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 35 Battlefield Tour Road, Yorktown VA 23690, US|
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