Inscription. He commanded “Baltimore Light Dragoons” during the Revolution, attaining rank of Captain. He took active part in suppression of Whiskey Rebellion in 1794, and that year purchased “Bosleyís Adventure,” a 350 acre farm west of Rolandís Run (north of present Lake Roland). Member of State Legislature 1801–1802, he served in Congress 1803–1811 and 1813–1815. As a Lieutenant Colonel at outbreak of War of 1812, he was appointed Commandant of 6th Regiment Cavalry District of Maryland. His grave near Circle and Ruxton Roads is no longer marked.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
|1. Nicholas Ruxton Moore Marker|
Erected by the Colonel Nicholas Ruxton Moore Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution -, and the Whiskey Rebellion marker series.
Location. 39° 23.785′ N, 76° 38.688′ W. Marker is in Towson, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Bellona Avenue and Malvern Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Bellona Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Towson MD 21204, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. The Colored Methodist Protestant St. Johnís Chapel of Baltimore County (about 600 feet away, in a direct line); Huntís Church (approx. one mile away); Rockland (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford (approx. 1.8 miles away); Baltimore County Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lutherville Historic District (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Baltimore County Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Boy Scout Armory (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Towson.
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,700 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photograph of the (unmarked) gravesite at Circle and Ruxton Roads. • Can you help?
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