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Near Rising Sun in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers

 
 
In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 14, 2007
1. In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  In memory of the Unknown Soldiers buried at Brick Meetinghouse while it was used as a hospital in 1778.

[at marker bottom]
May 30, 1929
 
Erected 1929 by The Quakers, DAR of Cecil County, Cecil Post No. 15 American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, The Calvert Woman.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionMilitaryWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 39° 42.023′ N, 75° 58.925′ W. Marker is near Rising Sun, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker can be reached from Brick Meeting House Road, 0.2 miles west of Maryland Route 272, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in the Quaker Cemetery and marked with two small American flags. It is near the "Brick Meeting House" marker, but is behind a hedge; you face east if you stand directly in front. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rising Sun MD 21911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brick Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic East Nottingham Tanyard (approx. ¼ mile away); Brown's Water Corn and Grist Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); American Bison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Koi (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sheep (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Nottingham Lots (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rising Sun.
 
Full view of marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Full view of marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,338 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on April 6, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on July 17, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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