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Capt. Angus Greme

 
 
CAPT. ANGUS GREME Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. CAPT. ANGUS GREME Marker
Inscription. One of two officers in Lafayette’s Army who, according to tradition, were so struck with the view from here that they vowed to return after the Revolution. Greme did settle nearby with his family and in 1850 he was buried beside Trappe Church, then a Chapel of Ease (established 1760) of St. George’s Episcopal Parish. Present stone building dates from 1875.
 
Erected by Maryland Bicentennial Commission & Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 37.013′ N, 76° 15.505′ W. Marker is near Street, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Priestford Road (Maryland Route 136) and Trappe Road, on the left when traveling north on Priestford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Street MD 21154, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Indian Spring” (approx. half a mile away); Joesting - Gorsuch House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Deer Creek Harmony Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Keziah's Diary (approx. 3.6 miles away); Prospect School (approx. 3.8 miles away); Church of the Holy Trinity
Trappe Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
2. Trappe Church and Cemetery
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Lafayette at Colonel Rigbie’s House (approx. 4 miles away but has been reported missing); Churchville Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Street.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
3. Grave Markers
Many graves were relocated when sancturary was replaced in 1875.
Tombstone of Angus Greme image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 4, 2007
4. Tombstone of Angus Greme
This stone and many others were relocated in the cemetery when the church building was rebuilt. The stone reads “Angus Greme. Captain in the French Army under Lafayette in the American Revolution. Died June 11, 1800, Age 50.”
Maiden's Bower image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 4, 2007
5. Maiden's Bower
Home of Angus Greme still occupied as a private residence.
 
 
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