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Charlestown in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain Michael Rudulph
 
Captain Michael Rudulph Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. Captain Michael Rudulph Marker
 
Inscription. During Revolutionary War this daring officer commanded Cecil County troop of Lee’s Legion, the Calvary of Lieutenant Colonel Henry (Lighthorse Harry)Lee. Near here in 1778 Rudulph is said to have led squad disguised as poultry peddlers who boarded and captured British Man-of-War blockading the Port of Charlestown. His cousin, Major John (Fighting Jack) Rudulph also served with distinction in Lee’s Legion.
 
Erected 1976 by Colonial Charlestown Commission and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 34.244′ N, 75° 58.418′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Conestoga Street and Water Street, on the right on Conestoga Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MD 21914, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Susquehanna Manor (a few steps from this marker); Site of Charlestown Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlestown (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mary Anne’s Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); North East (approx. 2.5 miles away); Striking a Blow (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Principio Company (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlestown.
 
Revolutionary War Cannon in Park at Captain Michael Rudulph Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
2. Revolutionary War Cannon in Park at Captain Michael Rudulph Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,236 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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