“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Old Post Road: Count Rochambeauís Troops

Count Rochambeau's Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
1. Count Rochambeau's Troops Marker
Inscription. Old Post Road Established 1666. Count Rochambeauís troops camped here September 9, 1781 after having crossed the Susquehanna River on their way to the siege of Yorktown, Va.
Erected 1931 by the Governor William Paca Chapter D.A.R. Harford County, Maryland.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
Location. 39° 32.55′ N, 76° 6.089′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Lewis Lane 0.1 miles from Old Post Road (Maryland Route 7). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Refuge (approx. 0.2 miles away); No Respect (approx. 0.6 miles away); Havre de Grace Racetrack (approx. 0.7 miles away); Havre de Grace War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Capt. Anthony J. Synodinos & 1st Lt. Edward G. Conrad, (approx. 0.7 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 0.7 miles away); "O! say can you see..." (approx. 0.7 miles away); Surprise Attack (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,725 times since then and 61 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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