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Near Abingdon in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harford Town

or Bush

 
 
Harford Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Harford Town Marker
Inscription.  
The French Troops of
Count de Rochambeau
in five divisions camped here at the end of August 1782—the 22nd camp on the return march from the Yorktown victory to the north.

 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1782.
 
Location. 39° 28.301′ N, 76° 16.029′ W. Marker is near Abingdon, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Philadelphia Road (Maryland Route 7) 0.8 miles south of Maryland Route 136, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abingdon MD 21009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Tablet (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Bush Declaration" (about 600 feet away); Cokesbury College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Captain John Smith (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of “Old Baltimore”
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Sophia’s Dairy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gov. William Paca (approx. 2.2 miles away); “Constant Friendship” (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,215 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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