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Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men

 
 
Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
1. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Plaque
Inscription.  To commemorate the encampment in Maryland of Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and his men at Owen's Ordinary, now Rockville, April 20, 1755. This stone is placed by the Janet Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Mrs. Morris L. Croxall, Regent, July 9, 1913.
 
Erected by Janet Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, and the Daughters of the American Revolution series lists.
 
Location. 39° 5.02′ N, 77° 9.075′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Courthouse Square near East Jefferson Street (Maryland Route 28), on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of the Old Red Brick Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville MD 20850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1891 Red Brick Courthouse (a few steps from this marker);
Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
2. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Stone Marker
Court House Square (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rockville (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Monongahela 1755 - Braddock's Defeat. (Submitted on January 18, 2006.)
2. Montgomery County and 1755: A War, a Tavern and a Park. (PDF) the Preservationist, Spring 2005. (Submitted on April 17, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Braddock Marker Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
3. Braddock Marker Stone
Stands next to the Maryland Civil War Trails Markers.
Gen. Braddock image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Gen. Braddock
Engraving by William Sartain, c. 1899.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,738 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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