Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marylandís Four Hundred
who on this battlefield
August 27th 1776
saved the American Army
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Good God! What brave fellows
I must this day lose.
Pedestal contributed by the Department of Parks
Mayor † † † † Commissioner
Erected 1895 by Maryland Society Sons of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 39.493′ N, 73° 58.186′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Wellhouse Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Prospect Park, at the base of Lookout Hill. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11218, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. 0.6 miles away); Line of Defense (approx. 0.6 Ebbets Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry Bergh-Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Our Drummer Boy (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776 at Long Island, New York. The American Revolutionary War website.
2. Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776.
3. The Battle of Long Island 1776. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com.
4. Prospect Park - Maryland Monument. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website.
5. 1st Maryland Grave, Brooklyn. Found on the Global Gazetteer of the American Revolution, http://gaz.jrshelby.com/index.htm. Provides additional information (links, maps, distances/directions) related to the ongoing search for the burial site of 256 1st Maryland Continentals believed to be in the vicinity of 3rd Avenue and 8th street in Brooklyn.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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