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Near Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Run

 
 
Rock Run Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Rock Run Marker
Inscription.  Rock Run House, the home of Brigadier-General James J. Archer, who resigned from the United States Army to join the Confederacy. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg July 1, 1863, General Archer died in Richmond October 24, 1864, shortly after his exchange.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 36.476′ N, 76° 8.632′ W. Marker is near Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Rock Run Road, 0.1 miles west of Stafford Road, on the right when traveling east. Located in Susquehanna State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 761 Stafford Rd, Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller's House (here, next to this marker); Carter-Archer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Run Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Toll House & Tidewater Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Spring House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Tollhouse and Covered Bridge at Rock Run (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Explore Your Chesapeake (about 400 feet away); Rock Run Mill (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Also see . . .  James J. Archer. Wikipedia (Submitted on June 24, 2007.) 
 
Rock Run House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
2. Rock Run House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,924 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on January 1, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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