Brig Gen Leonard Covington

Brig Gen Leonard Covington (HM1I5C)

Location: Aquasco, MD 20608 Prince George's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 35.115', W 76° 43.49'

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1768 - 1813

Brig Gen Leonard Covington 1768-1813 War of 1812 hero born at nearby Covington Farm, Aquasco. Covington served in the Maryland Senate (1802, 1807-1809) and U.S. House of Representatives (1805-1807). Mortally wounded on November 11, 1813, at the Battle of Crysler's Farm, Ontario, he is buried ar Sackets Harbor, New York. Over twenty-one American cities, towns and counties are named for Covington including Fort Covington, Baltimore, which protected the flank of Fort McHenry.
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HM NumberHM1I5C
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Year Placed2014
Placed ByMaryland Historic Trust, Maryland Highway Administration
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Date Added Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 9:04am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 349770 N 4272163
Decimal Degrees38.58525000, -76.72483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 35.115', W 76° 43.49'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 35' 6.9" N, 76° 43' 29.4" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16301-16385 St Marys Church Rd, Aquasco MD 20608, US
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