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

George Poe

 
 
George Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 20, 2017
1. George Poe Marker
Inscription.  
Revolutionary Patriot
Captain, 34th Battalion
Frederick County, Maryland Militia
1775-1776
Brother of Gen. David Poe, Deputy Quartermaster General
Great Uncle of Edgar Allan Poe
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Marker Placed by the Frederick Chapter, NSDAR
And the Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter, MDSSAR
April 26, 2015

 
Erected 2015 by the Frederick Chapter, NSDAR
And the Sergeant Lawrnece Everhart Chapter, MDSSAR.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 29.606′ N, 77° 19.975′ W. Marker is in Walkersville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Woodsboro Pike (Maryland Route 194) and Devilbiss Road. This marker is in the Israel Creek Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9509 Woodsboro Pike, Walkersville MD 21793, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
George Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 20, 2017
2. George Poe Marker
within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel's Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Grinder / Slaker Shed (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chemistry in the Kiln (approx. 2.2 miles away); Atop the Kilns (approx. 2.2 miles away); Crusher Shed (approx. 2.2 miles away); Inside the Kiln (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Quarry (approx. 2.2 miles away); Working the Kilns (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walkersville.
 
George Poe's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 20, 2017
3. George Poe's Grave

In Memory of
George Poe
who departed this life at the residence of his son
in this county on the 25th of Aug. 1823
at the venerable Age of 83 Years
in remembrance of his many virtues
His children have erected this marble.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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