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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: October 20, 2013
Caption: Dowden's Ordinary DAR Marker
Additional Description: To the side of the archaeological site sits a artifact in its own right. Dedicated on May 10, 1915 by the Janet Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the granite boulder with a bronze plaque marks the 16oth anniversary of the encampment of British General Edward Braddock's troops at Dowden's Ordinary during the French and Indian War. over 2,000 people attended the marker ceremony. The stone, which overlooked Route 355, was moved a few yards to its present location in 2006. (Sidebar on Marker)
Submitted: October 27, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p258869
File Size: 3.652 Megabytes
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