United States Capital for a Day
— Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail —Many Washington residents fleeing the British invasion in August 1814 converged on this quiet village. Brookeville also provided a haven for hungry soldiers as they headed for Baltimore following the American Defeat at Bladensburg.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series|
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:13am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322193 N 4338803|
|Decimal Degrees||39.18030000, -77.05853333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 10.818', W 77° 3.512'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 10' 49.08" N, 77° 3' 30.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-27 MD-97, Brookeville MD 20833, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|