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Near Rison in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Smallwood's Gravesite

 
 
General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patricia Strat, August 11, 2013
1. General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker
Inscription.  
General William Smallwood
A hero of the American Revolution
and a native of Maryland
Commissioned Colonel in 1776
Brigadier General in 1777
Major General in 1780
Elected Governor of Maryland in 1785
Died February 14, 1792

Erected over his remains by the Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution, July 4, 1898
 
Erected 1898 by Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1848.
 
Location. 38° 32.974′ N, 77° 11.239′ W. Marker is near Rison, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker can be reached from Sweden Point Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury MD 20658, 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. Explore your Chesapeake (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rich Resources (approx. 0.6 miles
General Smallwood's Gravesite marker & exterior of Smallwood's house in background. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 18, 2017
2. General Smallwood's Gravesite marker & exterior of Smallwood's house in background.
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away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 0.6 miles away); Join the Adventure (approx. 0.6 miles away); Christian Temple Manor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Smallwood's Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Rum Point (approx. one mile away); General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Graves of Maryland. (Submitted on March 10, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Smallwood State Park, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.)
3. William Smallwood Papers at Maryland State Archives. (Submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.)
 
General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker with his home in the distance image. Click for full size.
By Patricia Strat, August 11, 2013
3. General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker with his home in the distance
General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel
4. General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker
General Smallwood's Retreat Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Patricia Strat, August 11, 2013
5. General Smallwood's Retreat Plaque
William Smallwood, Governor of Maryland, 1785-1788 image. Click for full size.
By Patricia Strat, August 11, 2013
6. William Smallwood, Governor of Maryland, 1785-1788
At General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patricia Strat, August 11, 2013
7. At General Smallwood's Gravesite Marker
Interior of General Smallwood's House image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 18, 2017
8. Interior of General Smallwood's House
Interior of General Smallwood's House image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 18, 2017
9. Interior of General Smallwood's House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,538 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on January 22, 2019, by Patricia Strat of Oakton, Virginia.   2. submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.   3. submitted on August 11, 2013, by Patricia Strat of Oakton, Virginia.   4. submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland.   5, 6, 7. submitted on August 11, 2013, by Patricia Strat of Oakton, Virginia.   8, 9. submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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