Richard Montgomery

Richard Montgomery (HMY2J)

Location: Rockville, MD 20850 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 4.985', W 77° 9.095'

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1738 - 1775

Born 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.
HM NumberHMY2J
Year Placed2011
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust / Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 313899 N 4328200
Decimal Degrees39.08308333, -77.15158333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.985', W 77° 9.095'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 59.10" N, 77° 9' 5.70" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301, 410, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 170-182 E Jefferson St, Rockville MD 20850, US
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