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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

May 17, 1943

 
 
May 17, 1943 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 2, 2008
1. May 17, 1943 Marker
Inscription.
Sir Winston Churchill
visited the
Barbara Fritchie House
while en route with
Franklin D. Roosevelt
from "Shangri-la" to Washington, D.C.

 
Erected 1954 by The Historical Society of Frederick County.
 
Location. 39° 24.836′ N, 77° 24.875′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Patrick Street (Maryland Route 144). Click for map. Marker is affixed to the front of the Barbara Fritchie House. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1862 Antietam Campaign (here, next to this marker); Jacob Engelbrecht (here, next to this marker); Barbara Fritchie House (here, next to this marker); John Hanson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 600 feet away); Tylerís-Spite House (about 700 feet away); Braddock, Washington, and Franklin (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, World II
 
Barbara Fritchie House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 2, 2008
2. Barbara Fritchie House
Barbara Fritchie House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 2, 2008
3. Barbara Fritchie House
 
 
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