1738 - 1775Born in Ireland; served in the British Army in the French & Indian War. Joined the American Revolution as the most experienced general in the Continental Army. Led the invasion of Canada where he was killed in the Battle of Quebec, becoming the first general to die in the Revolution and America's first national hero. When Maryland's constitutional convention split Frederick County into three parts the following year, they named the western third Washington and the eastern third Montgomery, the first of many memorials to Montgomery in the nation.
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|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust / Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 313899 N 4328200|
|Decimal Degrees||39.08308333, -77.15158333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 4.985', W 77° 9.095'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 4' 59.10" N, 77° 9' 5.70" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||240, 301, 410, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 170-182 E Jefferson St, Rockville MD 20850, US|
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