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General Washington

Standing on This Spot

 
 
General Washington Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, April 5, 2009
1. General Washington Marker
Inscription. Standing on this spot, General Washington resigned his commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army on December 23rd, 1783.

Presented by the Peggy Stewart Tea Party Chapter D.A.R. December 23rd, 1915.
 
Erected 1915.
 
Location. 38° 58.727′ N, 76° 29.448′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from State Circle near School Street, on the left. Click for map. Marker is on the floor of the Old Senate Chamber, inside the Maryland State House. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Matthew Alexander Henson (a few steps from this marker); Roger Brooke Taney, 1777 - 1864 (a few steps from this marker); Dred Scott, 1700 - 1858 (a few steps from this marker); Mabel F. Coppage Memorial Tree (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Roger Brooke Taney (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Tree (a few steps from this marker); St. Mary's City Cannon
General Washington in the Old Senate Chamber Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, April 5, 2009
2. General Washington in the Old Senate Chamber
Model of General Washington in the Old Senate Chamber of the Maryland State House.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred to the Memory of Baron de Kalb (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Regarding General Washington. Another historical marker, the Trunk of the Three Mile Oak, marks a notable tree on the outskirts of Annapolis where Washington met prominent citizens of Annapolis and the new country, on his way to the State House to resign his commission.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Maryland State House Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 30, 2002
3. Maryland State House
The right side of the Maryland State House, as viewed in this photo, is the Old Senate Chamber, where Washington resigned his commission.
General George Washington Resigning His Commission Photo, Click for full size
4. General George Washington Resigning His Commission
"General George Washington Resigning His Commission" by John Trumbull. (Oil on canvas, 12' x 18'). Image in the public domain, and copied from www.aoc.gov/cc/photo-gallery/ptgs_rotunda.cfm.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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