Near Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1774 / 1775
[Milestones in the Life of Washington]
1774: VA. Delegate to 1st Continental Congress
1775: Appointed Commander-in-Chief
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
Location. 39° 29.991′ N, 77° 37.36′ W. Marker is near Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Appalachian Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6620 Zittlestown Road, Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1759 / 1758-74 (a few steps from this marker); 1749 / 1753-58 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1776 / 1777 (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1732 (about 300 feet away); The First Completed Monument Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington (about 300 feet away); 1781 / 1783 (about 300 feet away); 1797 / 1799 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.