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Sons of the Revolution

 
 
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By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
1. Sons of the Revolution Marker
Inscription. This monument honors unknown French soldiers and sailors who gave their lives in the American War of Independence and were buried near here.

Dedicated by President Williams Howard Taft, April 18, 1911

"Our soldiers rest in hallowed ground in a friendly country. To the Sons of the Revolution I beg to express the gratitude of France." - Jean Jules Jusserand, Ambassador of France

The memory of their deeds will live forever.
 
Erected 1911 by The General Society, Sons of the Revolution.
 
Location. 38° 59.048′ N, 76° 29.617′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from King George Street (Maryland Route 450) 0.4 miles south of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard (Maryland Route 450), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is about 200 feet from the roadway on the grounds of St. John's College. 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. The Birthplace of Charles Carroll, Barrister (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander Magruder (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Sons of the Revolution Marker and Monument image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
2. Sons of the Revolution Marker and Monument
Francis Scott Key (approx. 0.2 miles away); King William's School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Tree (approx. mile away); Between Morning and Midnight (approx. mile away); For Civilization Liberty Country (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Sons of the Revolution Monument image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
3. Sons of the Revolution Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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