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Prospect Park in Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maryland Monument

 
 
Maryland Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
1. Maryland Monument Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
Maryland’s Four Hundred
who on this battlefield
August 27th 1776
saved the American Army

< Back of Monument >
Good God! What brave fellows
I must this day lose.
George Washington

Pedestal contributed by the Department of Parks
Charles A. Schieren         Frank Sovier
Mayor         Commissioner

 
Erected 1895 by Maryland Society Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 40° 39.493′ N, 73° 58.186′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. It is in Prospect Park. Marker is on Wellhouse Drive, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Prospect Park, at the base of Lookout Hill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lookout Hill Woodland Restoration (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); How Does this Garden Save Water? (about 500 feet away); The Wellhouse (about 600 feet away); Sixteenth Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Vanderbilt Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Prospect Park Alliance / Welcome to Prospect Park (approx. half a mile away); Prospect Park (approx. half a mile away); Carousel (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776 at Long Island, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. The Battle of Long Island 1776. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

4. Prospect Park - Maryland Monument. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on May 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Rear of Maryland Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
2. Rear of Maryland Monument
Maryland Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
3. Maryland Monument Marker
The monument honors the 400 Marylanders, under the command of Lord Stirling, who kept a British force many times their number occupied while the bulk of the American army retreated to Brooklyn Heights.
Monument in Prospect Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
4. Monument in Prospect Park
Maryland Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
5. Maryland Monument
The monument is found in Prospect Park, near Lookout Hill. This photo was taken from Wellhouse Drive
Maryland Monument from Lookout Hill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
6. Maryland Monument from Lookout Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,453 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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