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Braddock, Washington, and Franklin

 
 
Braddock, Washington, and Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
1. Braddock, Washington, and Franklin Marker
Inscription.  On April 23, 1755
At a Tavern located near this spot
General Edward Braddock
Colonel George Washington
and
Benjamin Franklin
Met to plan the British
assault on Ft. Dusquesne
During the French & Indian War
This plaque erected by the Kiwanis Club of Frederick
June 8, 1998
 
Erected 1998 by Kiwanis Club of Frederick.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
 
Location. 39° 24.752′ N, 77° 24.778′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Court Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in Mullinix Park, near Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saints Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses Grant Bourne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water Level of the 1976 Flood (about 300 feet away); The Free Colored Mens Library
The Site Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
2. The Site Today
The site of such a rather interesting slice of early American history is tucked away in a quite corner of downtown Frederick.
(about 400 feet away); Library Campaign Song (about 400 feet away); John Hanson (about 500 feet away); B & O Railroad Station (about 500 feet away); Jacob Engelbrecht's Diary (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  Mr. Franklin to the Rescue and A Virginia Volunteer. Braddock would meet Franklin and Washington at Frederick. Franklin offering logistical support. Washington would join General Braddock as an aide. (Submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Washington's Headquarters Frederick image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 11, 2009
3. Washington's Headquarters Frederick
Close-up of image on marker
Washington's Headquarters, Frederick, Maryland image. Click for full size.
By Marken and Bielfield
4. Washington's Headquarters, Frederick, Maryland
Marken and Bielfield published this postcard image in their 1908 Souvenir of Historic Frederick.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,503 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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