Historical Marker Series

Sons of the American Revolution

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"Up to this time the colonies have been acting as entirely separate and independent states." From message of Governor James Glenn to the South Carolina Assembly, March 5, 1754. The Great Meadows Campaign marked the first active united action on the part …
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Part of Friendship Tract and home of Robert Alexander, delegate to the Provincial Convention of 1774 and to the Continental Convention of 1776. On August 25, 1777, he was host to Washington here and three days later offered allegiance to British General How…
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He commanded "Baltimore Light Dragoons" during the Revolution, attaining rank of Captain. He took active part in suppression of Whiskey Rebellion in 1794, and that year purchased "Bosley's Adventure," a 350 acre farm west of Roland's Run (north of present L…
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Friend of America and LibertyArrived at the bridge nearbyon his way to FrederickDecember 29, 1824——————Created by a delegation of citizensincluding the gallant Lawrence Everhartwho had come to escort him into the cityLafa…
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1750-1846. Contains the graves (mostly unmarked) of some 4,000 inhabitants of early Vincennes, including soldiers and patriots of the American Revolution who helped Colonel George Rogers Clark to capture nearby Fort Sackville in 1779. The cemetery marks the…
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[Marker Front]:In honor of the brave militia men under Robert Anderson, including Capt. William Baskin, Jr., James Little, John Miller, Joseph Pickens and Lt. Thomas Shanklin, who fought a superior Tory force led by Col. Boyd at the mouth of Van[n]'s Creek …
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Below this plaque lies the grave of Robert Morris, Sr., buried 1750.An ironmonger in Liverpool, England before he immigrated to Oxford, Maryland where he became a successful merchant and agent. Mr. Morris accumulated a fortune that he bequeathed to his son,…
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Erected to commemorate that noble spirit of justice displayed by Gen. George Washington after his capture of Trenton in December 1776, in returning to both Whig and Tory alike their personal effects, of which they had been ruthlessly plundered by the Britis…
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"Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty"Marking route taken by Washington from Philadelphia to Cambridge to assume command of the Patriot Army in 1775
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Birthplace of John Hanson April 14, 1715 President of the United States in Congress Assembled 1781-1782 Died Oxon Hill, Maryland November 22, 1783.
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