Historical Marker Series

Sons of the American Revolution

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The Chattanooga area was firmly controlled by the Chickamauga Indians at the time of The American Revolution. The Cherokee Indian chiefs had signed peace and land treaties with the Colonial settlers. However, a small group of rebellious Cherokees were not i…
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Courageous leader ofthe Baptist DoctrineArdent advocate of the principlesof democracyVindicator of separationof church and state. Near this spot in 1788, elder John Leland and James Madison, the father of the American Constitution, held a significant int…
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The Hut nearby built according to Washington's Orders for the Construction of Huts for the Winter Camp of 1777-1778 stands on the Site of a similar Hut which sheltered Soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line and it commemorates their Fortitude in the Endurance of…
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General William SmallwoodA hero of the American Revolutionand a native of MarylandCommissioned Colonel in 1776Brigadier General in 1777Major General in 1780Elected Governor of Maryland in 1785Died February 14, 1792Erected over his remains by the Maryland So…
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site of theAnnapolis ConventionSeptember 11-14, 1786Just north of this building, facing main street, stood Mann's Tavern where twelve delegates from five states met in 1786 to discuss commercial problems of the new nation. Their call for another convention …
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Near this pointLe Comte de Rochambeaucrossed the Housatonic Riverleading the French Armyenroute to victory at Yorktown.
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1740 - 1788 Savannah Merchant, oraganized and commanded Grenadier Company1772; Member Council of Safty; Fought several battles as ContinentialColonel; Captured twice; After release commanded stores at Yorktown; Promoted to Militia Major General, 1782;Bre…
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Dedicated to the memory ofBrigadier General Enoch Poorby the New Jersey Societyof the Sons of the American Revolution: Born at Andover, Mass., June 21, 1736;Died near Hackensack, N.J., Sept. 8, 1780.In command of a New Hampshire brigade, he rendered signal …
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This gun, cast in Strasburg in 1758, was sent by Louis XV, King of France, to Canada for the defense of Quebec. Upon the surrender of that place in the following year, the gun fell into the hands of the British. In April, 1760, the French recaptured the gun…
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To the memory ofPatriots who fell at SpringfieldJune 23, 1780
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