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Towson in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Charles Ridgely

1733-1790

 

Patriot

 
Captain Charles Ridgely Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 23, 2014
1. Captain Charles Ridgely Marker
Inscription.  
Builder of Hampton and owner
Northampton Iron Works. Supplier
to American Revolutionary Forces.

 
Erected 1984 by Maryland Line Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 24.966′ N, 76° 35.334′ W. Marker is in Towson, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Memorial is on Hampton Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 535 Hampton Lane, Towson MD 21286, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oranges in January (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenhouse #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ice Cream in July (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Romance with Nature: The Falling Garden (about 300 feet away); Hampton: An American Story
Captain Charles Ridgely Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 23, 2014
2. Captain Charles Ridgely Marker
Notice in the background a new visitor center under construction.
(about 300 feet away); Ridgely's Pride (about 300 feet away); Wartime Support (about 400 feet away); Welcome to Hampton National Historic Site! (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towson.
 
Captain Charles Ridgely's Hampton Mansion-front view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 23, 2014
3. Captain Charles Ridgely's Hampton Mansion-front view
Captain Charles Ridgely's Hampton Mansion-rear view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 23, 2014
4. Captain Charles Ridgely's Hampton Mansion-rear view
Captain Charles Ridgely image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 17, 2015
5. Captain Charles Ridgely
This c. 1765 portrait of Charles Ridgely by John Hesselius hangs in Hampton House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   5. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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