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Patriot Richard Pattison

 
 
Patriot Richard Pattison Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2022
1. Patriot Richard Pattison Marker
Inscription.  
Richard Pattison, the son of Jacob Pattison, was born on Taylors Island. He was married to Mary McKeel.

During the Revolutionary war Richard Pattison was in the company of lower Dorchester County under Captain Charles Stapleforte. After the war he moved to Cambridge. He served as Justice of Dorchester County from 1794-1818 and a member of the General Assembly of Maryland from 1796-1799.

His monument inscription reads:
In memory of Richard Pattison who departed this life November 10, 1825 aged 61 years
A Soldier of the Revolution

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is November 10, 1825.
 
Location. 38° 34.341′ N, 76° 4.571′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker can be reached from High Street north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 High St, Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriot John Brohawn (here, next to this marker); Patriot Lt. John Stewart McNamara (here, next to this marker); Governor John Henry (here, next to this marker); Patriot Nathan Griffin (a few steps from this marker); Patriot Maj. Francis Turpin (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Statesman Henry Steele (a few steps from this marker); Patriot Col. Robert Harrison (a few steps from this marker); Gov. Charles Goldsborough (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
The graves of McNamara, Brohawn and Pattison image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2022
2. The graves of McNamara, Brohawn and Pattison
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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