Built c. 1760Home of Henry Hollingsworth, merchant, legislator and colonel of Elk Battalion of Militia in Revolutionary Way as Commissary for the Eastern Shore. He obtained supplies for the Americans and French allies embarking near here in 1781 on voyage down Elk River and Chesapeake Bay to Virginia, where they engaged the British under Cornwallis. Hollingsworth and other patriots had pledged their fortunes to supply cattle, flour and boats for the armies of Washington, Lafayette and Rochambeau.
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|Placed By||Cecil Post and Cecil Unit 15, American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 428628 N 4384508|
|Decimal Degrees||39.60735000, -75.83138333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 36.441', W 75° 49.883'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 36' 26.46" N, 75° 49' 52.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||443, 410|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 129-145 MD-7, Elkton MD 21921, US|
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